Sir Captain Tom struggled to hold back tears as he discussed his grandchildren on Piers Morgan’s Life Stories. The 100-year-old, who raised £32million for the NHS, became emotional when he recalled moving in with his daughter Hannah and her two children following the death of his wife Pamela.
Piers shared several teasers of his interview with the 100-year-old on Good Morning Britain earlier this week.
In the clip, Captain Tom was shown interviews with his daughter and grandchildren.
The ITV host asks: ”That's got to feel pretty good, to hear your grandkids talk about you like that?"
Welling up, Captain Tom tells the host: "I was very fortunate to move in with them.
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Sir Captain Tom Moore broke down in tears on Life Stories (Image: ITV)
Sir Captain Tom Moore opened up about his life to Piers (Image: ITV)
"I always say tomorrow is a good day, and that was a good day the day I moved in with them.
"I've got four grandchildren, and what more could you ask for than that."
Elsewhere in the interview, the war veteran welled up when asked about the late Vera Lynn.
“When you raised all your money with your walking she wrote to you, didn’t she?” Piers asks.
Sir Captain Tom Moore became emotional when listening to Vera Lynn (Image: ITV)
“She was congratulating me on the efforts that