A World Conflict II veteran turns 100 on Saturday. And the milestone is being acknowledged by extra folks than he ever imagined.
Joe Cuba went viral final week holding an indication that learn: “I’m a WWII veteran who will likely be turning 100 on March 2, 2019. I wish to obtain 100 birthday playing cards.”
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TNN reported that he received these playing cards, many occasions over. He obtained hundreds of letters, playing cards and presents at the Brookdale Midwestern retirement neighborhood in Wichita Falls, Texas.
Cuba, who enlisted within the Military Air Corps, nonetheless enjoys getting collectively along with his fellow veterans on the retirement middle. And he is grateful for his well being.
And he nonetheless lives by a fundamental, grounding precept: “Simply carry on trucking. Once you love to do one thing, do it,” Cuba mentioned. “Stick with one thing and also you’ll get forward. You’ll be OK.”
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