Captain Tom, a 99-year old British veteran, completed 100 laps of his garden on Thursday, raising 12.2 million British pounds ($15.24 million) for the UK's state-run National Health Service (NHS) as it battles the coronavirus pandemic.
Tom Moore walking with his zimmerframe. (Reuters)
Captain Tom Moore has raised 12.3 million pounds for the NHS. He’s 99.— Vittoria Gallagher (@Vitt2tsnoc) April 16, 2020
He’s served his country in all possible ways, and is still doing so. Puts us all to shame. If you want to put a thank you in the window, don’t forget to thank him, too. #TomMoore #100laps #ThankYou