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Service, humor, cigars: Hundreds gather to remember nation’s oldest WWII veteran

Hundreds turned out to honor Richard Overton, famous for his love of whiskey and cigars, before the 112-year-old was interred in the family plot. Some placed roses on his casket, a shiny number with bald eagles embedded in its corners, or swapped tales about how he taught them to play checkers. …read more

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