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WWII vet turns 103, credits daughters for his longevity: 'Makes me stronger'

Posted on AllSides February 29th, 2024
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A World War II veteran kicked off his 103rd year of life at a Pennsylvania restaurant filled with family and neighbors.

Lt. Ralph Perkner, who served in the Navy during World War II and the Korean War, was celebrated at Mission Barbecue in Springfield on Sunday, FOX 29 Philadelphia reported.

Perkner was greeted with a hero's welcome and escorted through a flag line. The celebration was open to all community members, according to the Delco Times, a local Pennsylvania newspaper.

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