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Runners Pause to Honor 95-Year-Old WW II Vet During Race – Video
Posted By Steve Mencher On March 4, 2014 @ 12:50 pm In Bulletin Today | Comments Disabled
Runners in an 8-kilometer race in San Jose, Calif., on Sunday stopped to honor a World War II veteran watching the event in uniform, the San Jose Mercury News reports .
The event raises money for the Pat Tillman Foundation , which funds scholarships for military veterans and their spouses. Tillman, an NFL quarterback with the Arizona Cardinals, left football to join the Army Rangers in 2002, and was killed by friendly fire in April 2004 in Afghanistan. He was from San Jose.
This video, by Julia Prodis Sulek, was broadcast on The Today Show Tuesday.
Image: Julia Sulek/San Jose Mercury News
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 San Jose Mercury News reports: http://www.mercurynews.com/bay-area-news/ci_25256221/video-408k-runners-spontaneous-tribute-wwii-vet
 Pat Tillman Foundation: http://pattillmanfoundation.org/
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