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Hero's family receive VC

The mother of a "supremely courageous and inspiring" soldier has spoken of her pride after accepting his posthumous Victoria Cross.

Lance Corporal James Ashworth, from Corby, died from a grenade blast, as he tried to protect his men during a fight with Taliban in Afghanistan.

The award is the country's highest for bravery and it's only the second time in the Afghan war it's been awarded to a soldier from the UK.

View Russell Hookey's report below