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104-12 months-Outdated WWII Veteran Is Asking Individuals to Ship Him Valentines

104-Year-Old WWII Veteran Is Asking People to Send Him Valentines


A 104-year-old U.S. Marine Corps veteran who served in World Battle II desires anybody who feels so inclined to ship him a Valentine’s Day card this yr.

Maj. Invoice White advised KTXL that he’ll add any Valentines he receives to a set of mementos that he retains organized by yr on the bookshelves in his room.

“I’ll save each certainly one of them like I’ve been saving little issues which have come up till proper now they usually’ll be a private a part of my historical past,” White stated.

White stated that the Purple Coronary heart that he earned for surviving the Battle of Iwo Jima sits on these cabinets as nicely.

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“The truth that I even survived is one thing,” he stated, explaining that he was wounded on the battlefield when a grenade blew up about 6 inches away from him. “There weren’t too many people.”

However whereas White stated that hobbies like scrapbooking preserve him busy, the true secret to his lengthy life is to “simply preserve respiratory.”

“I can’t consider the rest,” he stated. “I may give you all kinds of concepts and options however when you’re not respiratory, they don’t imply something.”

When you’d wish to ship a Valentine to Maj. White, you may mail it to:

Operation Valentine
ATTN: Maintain for Maj Invoice White, USMC (Ret)
The Oaks at Inglewood
6725 Inglewood Ave.
Stockton, CA 95207