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Royals praise Tony Hudgell's £1m prosthetic legs walk

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge have posted a message of support and praise for five-year-old Tony Hudgell who has raised more than £1m for the hospital which saved his life by walking on his new prosthetic legs.

The duchess, who is patron of the Evelina London Children's Hospital, said the couple were "so proud of the determination" Tony had shown during his walk.

He set out to raise £500 by walking every day in June, but now has raised more than £1m, including offline donations and gift aid, the Evelina London Children's Hospital confirmed on Monday.

Inspired by Captain Tom Moore, Tony set a target of walking 10km during June.

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