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Queen Elizabeth Knights 100-year-old World War II Veteran

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Queen Elizabeth Knights 100-year-old World War II Veteran

Queen Elizabeth Knights 100-year-old World War II Veteran

Queen Elizabeth II knighted the 100-year-old World War II veteran that raised funds for the NHS.

Captain Tom Moore became a national celebrity when he raised millions for the UK's National Health Service (NHS).

According to CNN, Moore raised almost £33 million ($40 million) by walking in his own backyard.

The Queen knighted Moore with her father's sword and praised him for his fundraising efforts.

The Queen told Moore: "Thank you so much, an amazing amount of money you raised".


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