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WWII Army vet gets special birthday surprise

Published: May. 10, 2021 at 9:20 AM CDT
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ARLINGTON, Tenn. (WMC) - A World War II Army veteran got a special surprise for his 95th birthday last week.

Shelby County Sheriff’s Office says the Mid-South Jeep Club organized a birthday drive-by in honor of Jim Young Sr.

Young stood outside his Arlington home with family as a caravan of jeeps and deputies drove by with Arlington Fire Department leading the way.

With horns blaring and American flags waving, SCSO says Young was overjoyed by the surprise.

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