Captain Tom Moore Given Pride Of Britain Award Live On TV

Captain Tom Moore, the talk of the nation for the last week or so, has been given a proper award for his monumental achievement today. The Yorkshire born veteran was presented with a Pride of Britain award via video link on Good Morning Britain by Carol Vorderman.

The war veteran who managed to raise £28 million for NHS charities through his fundraising walk was being interviewed by Piers Morgan and Susanna Reid about his 100th birthday when he was surprised with an early birthday treat via video link.

He was told that he had received thousands of nominations for the award because of his amazing efforts. Following these, the Pride of Britain award;s research panel declared him the winner well before the usual Autumn annouccement!

We salute you Captain Tom Moor!

[Featured image: Captain Sir Tom Moore/Just Giving]

Author: The Yorkshireman

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