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VC hero cruising on ice

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War hero Lance Corporal Johnson Beharry VC, who demonstrated ice-cool courage when he saved the lives of several members of his unit during ambushes in Iraq in 2004, has glided through to the final eight in ITV's popular Dancing on Ice competition. He talks to Lorraine McBride.