"Honour the sacrifices made to ensure you will always have a vote"
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Iraq veteran Simon Brown on why voting matters to him

Former soldier Simon Brown was shot in the head in Iraq in 2006 after going to repair an army vehicle that was under fire.

He lost one eye completely and 90% of the vision in the other.

The 38-year-old from Morley in Leeds explains why voting matters.

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