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As the country struggled to contain Covid-19, Captain Sir Thomas Moore, a UK citizen and WWII veteran, wanted to ensure that NHS staff and volunteers caring for Covid-19 patients received care of their own. To celebrate his 100th birthday, Captain Moore asked people to donate to NHS Together Charities for him to complete 100 laps in his garden. He far surpassed his initial goal of £1,000 by raising over £32 million!
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