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  1. Mr.Fitnah
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    Frank Buckles last WWI vet gone @ 110.

    Frank Buckles, the last living veteran of World War I, died at home Sunday in Charles Town, West Virginia. He was 110 years-old and many in Washington are reacting to his death.

    "Frank Buckles lived the American Century," President Obama said through a White House statement. "...just as Frank continued to serve America until his passing, as the Honorary Chairman of the World War I Memorial Foundation, our nation has a sacred obligation to always serve our veterans and their families as well as they've served us."

    Senator Jay Rockefeller, D-W.Va., also joined those praising Buckles and noted the lack of a national memorial to those who served in World War I.



    Read more: New Calls for WWI Memorial as Washington Reacts to the Passing of Frank Buckles - FoxNews.com
     
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    110? Wow..cool.
     
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    RIP Frank.

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