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The nation's oldest WWII veteran is a New Orleanian

He turned 110 and celebrated the amazing milestone with a big party at the National WWII Museum

NEW ORLEANS — America's oldest World War II veteran is a New Orleanian, and he celebrated his 110th birthday on Thursday with a big party at the National World War II Museum.

Lawrence Brooks enjoyed taking it all in and said he hoped the day would never end.