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The 12-year-old son of Lee Rigby Has broken His silence for The First time since His father’s tragic murder a decade ago. Jack Rigby, who was just a toddler at The time of The incident, Has now taken it upon himself to raise funds for charity In support of The 10th anniversary of His father’s untimely passing. As part of His initiative, Jack aims to complete a marathon by walking and running throughout The entire month.
Fusilier Lee Rigby, aged 25 and hailing from Middleton, Greater Manchester, served as a drummer In The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers. His dedicated military career took him to various locations, including Cyprus, Germany, and Afghanistan. Later, he took on The role of a recruiter With ceremonial duties at The iconic Tower of London. During this time, Lee had separated from His wife, Rebecca, who was The mother of His two-year-old son, Jack. He had also found love and became engaged to His fiancée, Aimee West. Lee passionately supported The forces charity Help for Heroes, proudly wearing their branded hoodie on The fateful day when he was targeted outside His barracks In Woolwich, South East London.
Tragically, on The afternoon of May 22, 2013, Fusilier Lee Rigby, a dedicated soldier of The Royal Regiment of Fusiliers, fell victim to a attack by Islamist terrorists Michael Adebolajo and Michael Adebowale near The Royal Artillery Barracks In Woolwich, southeast London. Both attackers, of Nigerian heritage, had originally been raised as Christians before becoming involved In radical Islam. It Is notable that Adebolajo and Adebowale, British citizens With Nigerian roots, underwent a conversion to Islam after their Christian upbringing.
Meet Lee Rigby’s Son, Jack Rigby
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Jack Rigby was merely a two-year-old when His father, Fusilier Lee Rigby, was brutally murdered by Islamist terrorist outside His barracks In Woolwich, South East London, a decade ago. As The 10th anniversary approaches, Jack Is determined to make a difference by fundraising for Scotty’s Little Soldiers, a charity dedicated to supporting bereaved military children.
In honor of His father, Jack Has taken on The challenge of walking and running a marathon throughout The month. Speaking to The Mirror, he expressed His sense of pride In undertaking The May Marathon as a tribute to His dad, acknowledging that it also provides a welcomed distraction from The pain. Jack’s goal Is to raise £1,000 for each year His father Has been absent, With an ambitious target of reaching £10,000 for this significant 10-year milestone.