Vet­er­ans’ Long Walk Home ends in X Fac­tor stu­dio

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THE X Fac­tor has in­vited a group of war vet­er­ans to at­tend to­mor­row’s show “as a mark of re­spect and to hon­our Re­mem­brance Sun­day”.

The in­vi­tees are among 100 sol­diers and vet­er­ans who are walk­ing 100 miles from Ypres to the Ceno­taph in White­hall in an event called The Long Walk Home. The march, or­gan­ised by mil­i­tary char­ity the Haig Hous­ing Trust, fin­ishes to­mor­row.

Singer Sinitta, an am­bas­sador for the char­ity, said: “It was im­por­tant there was some­thing spe­cial to mark the end of the walk and Re­mem­brance Sun­day, so I rang Si­mon up.”

Bri­gadier James Richard­son, chief ex­ec­u­tive of Haig Hous­ing Trust, said: “I would like to thank Si­mon Cow­ell, Sinitta and ev­ery­one at The X Fac­tor for invit­ing some of our vet­er­ans to come to the show and high­light The Long Walk


IN­VITE X Fac­tor’s Si­mon Cow­ell

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