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America’s Oldest WWII Vet Celebrates 112th Birthday—Advises: ‘Serve God and Be Nice to People’

The oldest known WWII veteran, Lawrence Brooks, was honored at his home with a Jeep parade, cake, and performances from Victory Belles trio, as well as local New Orleans musicians earlier this week. Sitting on his porch outside, the New Orleans native celebrated his 112th birthday with well-wishers on Sept. 12—amidst recovery efforts in the wake of […]