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Coronavirus: Captain Tom Moore awarded Freedom of the City of London

BBC News Tuesday, 12 May 2020
The 100-year-old war veteran raised more than £32m for the NHS by completing 100 laps of his garden.
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News video: Colonel Tom Moore Receives Freedom Of The CIty Of London Award

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Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising millions for the health service, was awarded the Freedom of the City of London via a virtual ceremony. Colonel Tom was honoured over video link, the first time the ceremony has been conducted virtually, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.

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Second World War veteran Captain Tom Moore described his knighthood as 'outstanding' after raising almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden.

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