Texas WWII Vet Wants 100 Birthday Cards for His 100th Birthday
Something tells us he’s going to get more than 100.
An assisted living center in Texas is determined to make one special resident’s birthday wish come true.
Approaching his 100th birthday, James South isn’t asking for much—just a little help celebrating the impressive milestone. The WWII veteran is hoping to get 100 birthday cards.
Brookdale Senior Living in Watauga shared a photo of a smiling South holding a sign with his request on Facebook on Friday.
"Hello! My name is James South and I am a proud World War II Veteran! I will be turning 100 on October 7th, 2019 and I would like to receive 100 birthday cards," the handwritten sign reads.
That certainly seems doable, doesn’t it?
His son Jim South told CNN that his dad grew up in North Texas in a large family of sharecroppers. He joined the Army in 1940 and was deployed to Normandy. He was married to his wife Sophie for 55 years, until her death in 2001.
Jim said he has a three-day celebration planned for his dad's big birthday. The schedule includes playing golf, eating chicken fried steak and catfish at his favorite restaurants, and spending time with his family.
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You can send a card to South at the following address:
5800 North Park Drive
Watauga, TX 76148
Let’s do it, y’all!