WWII vet gets thousands of birthday cards

(KFDX) People from around the world are helping a World War II veteran celebrate his 100th birthday.

Joe Cuba lives at an assisted living community in Wichita Falls, Texas.

He recently went viral after sharing a photo of himself, holding a poster which asked people to send 100 cards for his 100th birthday.

So far, he’s received more than 50,000 cards and counting.

On Saturday, a birthday celebration was held in Cuba’s honor. The mayor stopped by to wish him well, and even declared March 2 Joe Cuba Day in Wichita Falls. Texas State Senator Pat Fallon brought a flag flown over the State Capitol and a card signed by all the members of the State Senate and the Lt. Governor.

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