The daughter of Bill McLaren, Linda, has been speaking ahead of the unveiling of the bust commemorating the rugby commentator.
The bust is being unveiled in Wilton Park Lodge in Hawick.
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The 100th anniversary of Britain's worst rail disaster will be commemorated at a special service today.