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104 year old Marine veteran asks for Valentine's Day cards
The guy likes to scrap book, apparently. Consider sending him a card if you find the time.

https://nypost.com/2020/01/14/a-104-year...day-cards/

Quote:A 104-year-old US Marine Corps veteran wants people to share some love this Valentine’s Day.

Maj. Bill White, who served in World War II and was injured in the Battle of Iwo Jima, is asking members of the public to send him cards for the Feb. 14 holiday, KTXL reports.

The California native hopes to add the cards to his scrapbooks, where he keeps a lifetime’s worth of memories on bookshelves arranged by year.

“I’ll save every one of them like I’ve been saving little things that have come up until right now and they’ll be a personal part of my history,” he told the station.

White said he began scrapbooking as a way to keep busy after retiring.

His mementos also include his Purple Heart, which he received after surviving Iwo Jima.

“The fact that I even survived is something. There weren’t too many of us,” White told KTXL. “When I was wounded, I didn’t have any choice in the matter. A grenade blow up about 6 inches from me.”

Those looking to send a Valentine’s Day card to White can address it to:

Operation Valentine

ATTN: Hold for Maj Bill White, USMC (Ret)

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6725 Inglewood Ave.

Stockton, CA 95207

You want to know the only thing you can assume about a broken down old man? It's that he's a survivor.
(This post was last modified: 01-16-2020 12:05 AM by renotime.)
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RE: 104 year old Marine veteran asks for Valentine's Day cards
Heard about this on the radio...
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RE: 104 year old Marine veteran asks for Valentine's Day cards
The ratio of females to males in his age group is off the charts, this guy has no excuse, he should learn game. Laugh

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