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British veteran 'Captain Tom' to be honoured at opening of coronavirus hospital

Reuters Saturday, 18 April 2020
Captain Tom Moore, a 99-year-old British war veteran who has raised more than 23 million pounds ($28.77 million) for the health service by walking laps of his garden, will be a guest of honour at the opening of a new field hospital next week.
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News video: Captain Tom Moore virtually opens new Nightingale Hospital in Harrogate

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NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moorevirtually opens a new Nightingale hospital in Harrogate, North Yorkshire. Health Secretary Matt Hancock gave a speech thanking the NHS at the official opening on Tuesday.

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