World War II Vet Refuses To Miss Out On Birthday Celebration Lt. Col. Sam Sachs celebrated his 105th birthday. He was forced to call off his party, but appeared in an online video wondering how many cards he could receive. He got more than 6,000.

World War II Vet Refuses To Miss Out On Birthday Celebration

World War II Vet Refuses To Miss Out On Birthday Celebration

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Lt. Col. Sam Sachs celebrated his 105th birthday. He was forced to call off his party, but appeared in an online video wondering how many cards he could receive. He got more than 6,000.

STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:

Good morning. I'm Steve Inskeep. The pandemic means many people are missing out on birthday parties, weddings and more. But Lieutenant Colonel Sam Sachs refused to miss out. The World War II veteran celebrated his 105th birthday Sunday. He had to call off the party, so he appeared in a video posted online wondering how many birthday cards he could receive. He got more than 6,000, and a parade of well-wishers drove past his nursing home for one hour straight.

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