|Fountain of Youth? (Photo by RMR Cigar)|
Thought to be “America’s oldest,” World War II veteran Overton was honored by President Obama at Arlington National Cemetery in 2013. Overton was “only” 107 at the time.
Still going strong at 111, he attributes such longevity to “cigars and God” (not necessarily in that order). Overton smokes “twelve a day,” and eats salt (against doctors' wishes) “whenever I get ready.”
Thanks to the generosity of many, a GoFundMe initiative has thus far raised “$179,328” toward the “$200,000 goal for Overton’s 24/7 care.
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