bbc.com 04 May, 2021 10:45 am

Captain Sir Tom Moore inspires man's first 100 count since stroke

Captain Sir Tom Moore inspires man's first 100 count since stroke
Gary Yates raises hundreds for charity by counting to 100 for the first time since his stroke.

Captain Sir Tom Moore inspires man's first 100 count since stroke Published About sharing PA/Pauline Yates p image captionGary Yates's wife paid tribute to his positive outlook A man has counted to 100 for the first time since he suffered a major stroke as part of the Captain Tom 100 campaign.PA Media p image captionDavid Beckham and Dame Judi Dench have joined in with the Captain Tom challenge "I can't tell you how proud I am," she said."When we first saw Captain Tom on television, I said to Gary, 'if that guy at nearly 100 years of age can even think of doing something like this then there is no bounds for what you can do'.Mr McEwan said chemotherapy had left him struggling to walk but his passion for cycling had inspired his Captain Tom 100 challenge.

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