Coronation Street star Kym Lomas has officially launched ITV's text Santa appeal.
She got this year's campaign underway at the Liverpool marathon.
The appeal will help six charities including Carers UK and the Anthony Nolan trust.
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The 72-year-old had to be helicoptered from the mountain, when he was just a few hours from the summit on Monday.
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