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Talia Lakritz for Business Insider
Sep 14 ’21

The oldest World War II veteran turned 112 with a heartwarming socially distant birthday party on his porch

Lawrence Brooks, the oldest known US World War II veteran, turned 112 on Sunday. The National World War II Museum in New Orleans threw him a party with music and a Jeep parade. Brooks served in the US military's predominantly African-American 91st En…

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