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Charity walk for Cancer

A 54-year-old man from Galashiels is walking 500 miles for Cancer Research UK, following in the footsteps of his grandfather Jimmy, who completed the walk 80 years ago.

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Full Report: Charity walk for cancer

School children in the Scottish borders have been showing their support today for a man who is walking five hundred miles to raise money for charity.

Alistair McIntyre from Galashiels is following in the footsteps of his grandfather who walked from Fife to Kent in the 1930s to try to find work.

Alistair is doing the journey to raise money for cancer research. He plans to walk the final mile with his granddaughter - who suffers from a rare form of the disease.

Watch the full report from Kathryn Samson below.

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