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[6 Jul 2008 | 3 Comments | ]
Profiles In Manliness: Last American WWI Veteran Had A Burning Desire

Frank Woodruff Buckles is the last remaining American WWI Veteran, also known as a “Doughboy“. He was honored in March 2008 by President Bush and his story surfaced again this July 4th weekend and for good reason.
You see, Frank Buckles is now 107 years old and joined the United States Marine Corps 91 years ago in 1917. He was in the US Marines during the 18 month involvement in the conflict dubbed “The War To End All Wars.”
Here is where his story gets really interesting. The …