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RAF veteran with dementia marks 70th birthday with wing-walk

Geoff Cook carried out the daring stunt to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society.

A daredevil RAF veteran has celebrated his 70th birthday by doing a wing-walk for charity.

Geoff Cook, from Humberside, carried out the daring stunt to raise funds for the Alzheimer’s Society after he was diagnosed with dementia.

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Geoff Cook is an RAF veteran (Alzheimer's Society/PA)

“I wanted to challenge the negativity around dementia that I have come across since I have had Alzheimer’s,” he said after raising more than £1,600.

“People think if you have dementia that you just sit down and give up, but I want to show people that it just isn’t true – and I’ve done just that today”.

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