World War Two veteran celebrates 92nd birthday


HENDERSON, Ky. (WEHT)- A group of people helped 92-year-old World War Two veteran Gene Perkins celebrate his birthday Wednesday.

Family and friends surprised Perkins with a parade near his home and a yard sign. Perkins’ son, Eddie said “we’re especially glad for this birthday because a while back we were told it might not happen.”

Perkins has six grandchildren and 13 great-grandchildren.

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(This story was originally published on May 6, 2020)

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