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World WAR ii veteran, Major Bill White is the reason as to why he asked the people to send him cards.
Happy Valentine’s Day, and the Great White throne.
A 104-year-old Marine Corps veteran of world War ii, said that he was the “floor” has received more than 200,000 Valentine’s day cards from all over the world, it will be a growing collection of memories.
Last month, a friend of the Maj. Bill White has launched a social media campaign called, “Operation Valentine” to collect Valentine’s day cards for the hundred-year-old veteran.
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White lives in an assisted living facility in Stockton, California. and cities scrapbooking as a hobby. Along with his many military medals – including a Purple Heart to be awarded for the continuation of the Battle of Iwo Jima in 1945, and White is for the love of scrapbooking and the memories are organized, Fox 40 reports.
For this year, and the more vet is hoping to grow his collection of the memories 100, Valentine’s day cards in honor of its 100 years, and was surprised to receive hundreds of thousands of love letters, Reuters reported.
On Wednesday night, White told host Martha MacCallum, on “The Story” which is well-wishers sent out more than 200,000 tickets ahead of the Feb. 14.
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Some of the Maj. Bill White military medals, is shown. During the Second world War, White served in the Marine Corps and a survivor of the Battle of Iwo Jima (KTXL)
“It’s just down to me, and this is something that has never happened to me before in my life, and I’m not sure this will ever happen again!” he joked.
White is reported to have received so much mail that it has been family owned and recruited volunteers in order to open the letter and read it, as per Reuters.
Although the Cupid’s bow is sure to hit the veteran with the spirit of the holidays this year, White revealed that he had never celebrated Valentine’s Day in a big way, even when you are a woman of 42 years old was still alive.
“It’s something that I’ve never heard of or seen before. All of a sudden here, for like a ton of bricks. I’m kind of speechless,” he said of the outpouring of love.
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Valentine’s day cards for a Maj. The white should be sent to:
Operation Valentine’s Day
NOTE: please Keep in General, and Bill White, USMC (Ret)
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