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Iwo Jima Vet Celebrates 95th Birthday with an Honor

Iwo Jima Vet Celebrates 95th Birthday with an Honor

A Texoma man, who spent the majority of his life working to honor those who fought in the Battle of Iwo Jima hit a milestone Sunday.

Cy Young fought for our country in World War II and Sunday the Bowie native celebrated his 95th birthday.

Cy worked hard to put together a reunion bringing more than a hundred vets to Texoma each with a story to tell about bravery and loss.

"People of Wichita Falls have always been good to us." said Young

Wichita County Judge Woody Gossom presented Cy Young with a proclamation, honoring the service he has given and continues to give as a scholar, father, teacher, coach and World War II Vet. 
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