Captain Sir Tom Moore’s daughters have said his spirit will always live on in a powerful tribute read out at his funeral today. Lucy Teixeira said her dad, who captured the nation’s hearts when he raised millions for NHS charities during the first lockdown, said he always influenced her with his strength and courage. She said: “Daddy, I am so proud of you, what you achieved your whole life and especially in the last year, you may be gone, but your message and your spirit lives on.” She laughed as she recalled how her father talked to her about concrete pipes to help calm her wedding-day jitters. She also recalled the awful day Sir Tom lost his wife – the same day he had taken his grandson to see the type of tank he had served in during the war at a military museum. “We often talked about milestones in your life and laughed about the possibility of you reaching your 100th birthday. “You said ‘it’s just a number, I don’t feel any different’ and right to the end you ignored the number and kept on going, urging us all to keep on going with the mantra ‘tomorrow will be… Read full this story
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