Tuesday, 10 April 2018

111-year-old Texan, the oldest living U.S. veteran, takes his first trip on a private jet

111-year-old Texan, the oldest living U.S. veteran, takes his first trip on a private jet

After more than 111 years of living, the nation's oldest veteran was treated to an unexpected first: a trip on a private jet. On Saturday, Austin's Richard Overton was flown to Washington, D.C., for a tour of the National Museum of African American History and Culture. The trip was made possible by billionaire Austin businessman and philanthropist Robert F. Smith. Last Friday, Smith spent a couple hours visiting Overton, believed to be the oldest man in...

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