Meet America’s oldest living vet. He smokes cigars, does yard work, drives and drinks whiskey. And he’s 108.

Meet Richard Overton, America's Oldest Living Veteran

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Richard Overton, 108, is thought to be the oldest living veteran in the United States. But he’s as active as ever. On… Read More

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