This Tough Old Bird Just Turned 109

Is it the occasional whiskey and cigar that has kept World War II veteran Richard Overton alive all these years? Overton couldn’t confirm such details, but he did tell, “You have to ask God about that. He brought me here and he’s taking care of me, and nothing I can do about it.” Celebrate this amazing veteran’s momentous 109th birthday by watching the video below!

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