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‘UTTERLY FANTASTIC:’ World War II veteran celebrates 95th with a special birthday surprise in Lower Makefield | Yardley Area

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    ‘UTTERLY FANTASTIC:’ World War II veteran celebrates 95th with a special birthday surprise in Lower Makefield | Yardley Area

    LOWER MAKEFIELD >> World War II veteran Ed Torres walked through his garage door Saturday evening to big birthday surprise.

    Gathered on his driveway were about 50 family members, friends and neighbors who spontaneously broke into a chorus of “Happy Birthday to You” as the stunned veteran emerged into the sunlight.

    Torres, a member of what journalist Tom Brokaw called “the Greatest Generation,” smiled broadly as he walked out of his garage to the gathering of familiar faces.

    As Torres fought back the tears, American flags waved through the air and Martin and Delores Danielson from VFW Post 6393 held up a large red, white and blue sign wishing him a happy birthday.

    “Utterly fantastic,” he said of the surprise front yard celebration. “I can’t believe this many people would come out to honor an old man turning 95 years old. It’s unbelievable.”

    State Rep. Perry Warren presented Torres with a special citation from the Pennsylvania House of Representatives signed by Warren and Speaker of the House, Bryan Cutler. It recognizes him for serving his country with “honor and distinction” and congratulates him on “the momentous occasion” of his 95th birthday.

    Torres, who turned 95 on Friday, March 12, was born in 1926 in New York City near the George Washington Bridge when Calvin Coolidge was President of the United States and just…

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