War veteran visits residents at Washington care home to share his story
Falklands War veteran Simon Weston has been visiting a the region to meet residents and their families and to share his inspirational story.
The war hero - named Britain’s most heroic figure and also the nation’s favourite war hero in two separate polls, and who was awarded a CBE in the New Year’s Honours – visited the Washington Manor care home, in Washington.
As well as meeting the residents and their families, he took part in a reminiscence day at the home, which sees people sharing personal stories from years gone by.
Simon shared his first-hand account of his recovery since suffering... read more
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