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“It just added a little bit more despair, misery and hurt onto what they were suffering as a family,” the Good Morning Britain host said.
Sir Tom helped raised more than £32 million for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his garden before his 100th birthday in April.
"I find it utterly contemptible. What have we become?”
And he's already got a few people in mind to play him.
Joan Rich, who worked for the NHS for much of her life, says: "I hope it makes a difference."
The 100-year-old veteran raised more than £32m for health services charities by walking laps of his garden in lockdown.
The Second World War veteran has become the first member of the Lionhearts squad of inspirational heroes.
Second World War veteran raised almost £33 million for the NHS by walking laps of his Bedfordshire garden.
There was a twinkle in the war veteran's eye as he appeared on Amanda's Heart Breakfast show.
Tom Moore, who has become a national hero after raising millions for the health service, was awarded the Freedom of the City of London via a virtual ceremony. Colonel Tom was honoured over video link, the first time the ceremony has been conducted virtually, due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic.
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On his 100th birthday, Colonel Tom Moore was celebrated by the UK with a rendition of Happy Birthday. The army veteran has become a beacon of hope for the nation during the coronavirus pandemic by walking 100 laps of his garden for charity. So far his endeavour has raised over £32 million.
The World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday today, after raising almost £30m for the NHS by walking 100 laps of his back garden earlier this month. Captain Tom also scored a number one hit shortly afterwards. Today, as part of a Battle of Britain Memorial, a flyover of signature planes from the war were organised by the RAF to mark his birthday.
His duet with Michael Ball on You'll Never Walk Alone hit the top spot on Friday.
"Please support his single so this incredible 99-year-old war veteran can have a number one for his 100th birthday," he wrote.