I never got recognition in my life
March 5, 2014 7:18 AM Subscribe
posted by roomthreeseventeen (16 comments total)
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is 95 years old, and a World War II veteran. He wears his uniform to the senior center on Veterans Day or to meet with other vets. This past weekend, he put on his uniform to cheer on runners in a race that benefits the foundation for fallen Army Ranger Pat Tillman. His neighbor, Julia Prodis Sulek, a reporter for the Mercury News
, captured what happened next.The 8K race
is a charity partner with the Pat Tillman Foundation
. Tillman played for four seasons in the NFL with the Arizona Cardinals before putting his career on hold after the September 11, 2001 terriorist attacks to join the Army. Tillman was killed in action in April 22, 2004.