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British PM Johnson leads national clap in memory of UK lockdown hero

AFP, 04 Feb 2021
British Prime minister Boris Johnson gives Captain Sir Tom Moore, the 100-year-old British war veteran who became a national hero for his extraordinary fundraising efforts during the pandemic, a round of applause in recognition of his record-breaking achievements. Moore raised nearly ÂŁ33 million ($45 million, 37 million euros) for UK health service charities by completing 100 lengths of his garden before his 100th birthday last April. Moore died in hospital in Bedford, southern England, after receiving treatment for pneumonia and testing positive for coronavirus.

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