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George Higgs, 104, gives his hour for the BBC campaign

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George Higgs is 104 years old and enjoys using the internet.

Mr Higgs, from Birstall in Leicestershire, writes his memoirs, emails his son and grandchildren in Canada and even does a bit of shopping online.

His 87-year-old girlfriend Stella Fawcett, however, does not have a computer and does not see the need.

Mr Higgs has volunteered to help, as part of the BBC campaign Give An Hour, to help her see the benefits of getting connected online.

His father fought in the Boer War and Afghanistan and Mr Higgs has seen many changes in his life, especially when it comes to technology.

His computer and being online is now one of his passions.

Clocks going back

"I do advise people who want to learn about the world in general to use a computer and learn to use a computer," he said.

"It doesn't matter what age you are," he said.

With the clocks going back at the end of October, we will all have an extra hour in our days.

The Give An Hour campaign is trying to encourage people to spend that hour showing someone how to use the internet for the first time.

You can donate your 'free' hour when the clocks go back on 30 October to help inspire someone you know to get online.

Go to www.bbc.co.uk/giveanhour to find out more about how to give someone you know your time.

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