100 laps before he turns 100: How to raise $25m for the NHS

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    Captain Tom Moore pledged to walk 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday at the end of the month, a feat that caught the attention of many and has kept donations pouring in.

    Al Jazeera’s Rory Challands reports from London, United Kingdom.

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