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Celebrities praise Tom Moore after knighthood announcement


Famous faces have cheered the news that Second World War veteran and NHS fundraiser Captain Tom Moore is to be knighted. The 100-year-old raised almost £33 million for health service charities by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden. Prime Minister Boris Johnson described Sir Tom as a “true national treasure” and praised his “fantastic fundraising” which he said “provided us all with a beacon of light through the fog of coronavirus”.

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