Video: Veteran, 95, stops runners in their tracks

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Joe Bell is a fixture on his block in San Jose, Calif., writes his neighbor, Julia Prodis Sulek, a San Jose Mercury News reporter.

The 95-year-old still has his uniform from World War II, so on Sunday when a local race benefitted a foundation in honor of Pat Tillman, the Arizona Cardinal who left football to become an Army Ranger, there stood Bell in full regalia in front of his house, cheering the runners on.

What happened next made Sulek document “this sweet moment.” Continue reading

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