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Captain Sir Tom Moore releases autobiography, launches foundation

USATODAY.com Thursday, 17 September 2020
100-year-old Second World War veteran who raised more than $40 million for Britain's National Health Service, launches a not-for-profit foundation, an autobiography and says he wants David Beckham to play him in a biopic. (Sept. 17)
 
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News video: Captain Sir Tom Moore jokes as he launches his autobiography

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Captain Sir Tom Moore, who raised almost £33 million for the NHS by walkinglaps of his garden in Bedfordshire, has written a book about his life calledTomorrow Will Be A Good Day.

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