Captain Tom Moore raises more than £9m for NHS

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Captain Tom Moore raises more than £9m for NHS

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A 99-year-old army veteran who has raised more than £9m for the NHS said the fundraising has been "completely out of this world". Tom Moore aimed to raise £1,000 by completing 100 laps of his Bedfordshire garden by Thursday.

Mr Moore began raising funds to thank the "magnificent" NHS staff who helped him with treatment for cancer and a broken hip.

With the aid of a walking frame, he hoped to walk 100 laps of the 25-metre (82ft) loop in his garden in Marston Moretaine, in 10-lap chunks, before his 100th birthday.

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