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Oldest Living Veteran Honored at Arlington


A Texas man believed to be the oldest living American World War II veteran got a special honor this Veterans Day.

Richard Overaton, 107, had breakfast with President Obama and Vice President Biden before the annual wreath-laying ceremony at the wreath-laying ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery.

During the ceremony, President Obama spoke a few words about Overton’s service in the war.


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