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CARENTAN, FRANCE - JUNE 05: World War II veterans stand to salute during a ceremony to mark the 75th anniversary of the D-Day landings on June 05, 2019 in Carentan, France. Veterans and families gathered in Normandy to commemorate D-Day's 75th anniversary. Overnight it was announced that 16 countries had signed a historic proclamation of peace to ensure the horrors of the Second World War are never repeated. The text has been agreed by Australia, Belgium, Canada, Czech Republic, Denmark, France, Germany, Greece, Luxembourg, Netherlands, Norway, New Zealand, Poland, Slovakia, the United Kingdom and the United States of America. (Photo by Leon Neal/Getty Images)

And we say, let’s send him even more!

Rat Rock Nation, we’re pleased to introduce you to World War II Veteran James South who lives in a retirement home near Dallas.  And he’s going captured our attention after he made a sign asking people to send 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday.

He wants to decorate his room with them.  And his late wife was one of the reasons he thought of it.

While they were dating during World War Two, she wrote him a letter EVERY DAY he was gone fighting overseas.

“Hello! My name is James South and I am a proud WWII veteran! I will be turning 100 on October 7th, 2019. I would like...

Posted by Brookdale Watauga on Thursday, September 19, 2019

They were married 55 years until she passed away back in 2001.  Then he lived on his own until two years ago, when he finally moved into a retirement home at 98.

His birthday is October 7th, which is still about two weeks out.  So if you want to send a card, there’s plenty of time.

(The address is:  James South, 5800 North Park Drive, Watauga, Texas  76148.) 

Carl Craft is studying here on earth for a short time and trying to make the most of it... with varying amounts of success. He's heard every morning on The Morning Rat Race. Sometimes he goes, "sock / shoe, sock / shoe" which we think is a sign of some kind of psychosis...