100-year-old veteran to be knighted

Tom Moore’s mission was to walk 100 laps around his yard before his 100th birthday, but he raised $40 million in the process. ABC News' Will Ganss reports on how the Queen now plans to honor him.
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Is there is a woman on raising machine reports on the final total your highness. How about. Forty million dollars that one man fundraising machine Tom Moore had a goal captain Tom determined to walk 100 laps in his guardian before his 100 birthday. Fundraising for Britain's national health service what started as something relatively small and 99 year old walking 82 feet back and forth on his patio. Soon captured the world's attention. The decorated World War II vet receiving more than a 125000. Birthday cards including one from the queen herself. Oh yeah end. All of those donations. More than one and a half million people chipping in to captain Tom's fund raiser he reacted to the staggering numbers on CNN just let alone and on and on. Anti big a big old Taunton after that fundraising and all those laps in the yard. This morning captain Tom Moore is one step closer to becoming sir Thomas More. The queen expected to formally announce his night played today the honor coming after special recommendation from the prime minister himself. Captain whom that is exactly what you. A clue to light demoralize. So while the whole country thank you the 100 year old proving that even a few small steps can move an entire nation forward. LeBron sign. Clinton who get bin lowers. Often being ninety captain tumble publishes autobiography donated this year. And many able to travel a Dane he wants to drive all the pre 66. Hair in the US and yes you guys he's still dry let's take that thing is happening where likes an epic hit my head and every sounds English. I don't know I don't know you don't need to adjust any you don't have a niece grizzlies that sets the way we talk now in order sat fumble. Yeah and then we buzz then we accidentally but then. I couldn't so too much love island rock acts. Out of an amazing man but I couldn't warn that we won that war. All and always they didn't act out.

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