Sir Ian Botham has been walking through Tyneside on his latest fundraising event to raise money for Leukaemia research.
He began his walks in the 1980s and twenty seven years later he's now doing his fourteenth. He says he is motivated by the advances in medical treatment which have led to many more children surviving the disease.
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