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WATCH: 100-Year-Old WWII Vet Gets Special Letter From The White House

By  Joseph Curl

Isaac “Ike” Fabela is a member of The Greatest Generation. And now a member of an even more exclusive club.

The Michigan native was born in 1918 and served in World War II from 1944 to 1946. He nearly saw action during D-Day — he was taken off a boat bound for Normandy on June 6, 1944, his 26th birthday, one of his eight daughters, Lolie, told Fox News.

On June 6 this year, Fabela said all he wanted for his 100th birthday was 100 birthday cards. Word got out and spread like wildfire — even actor Chris Pratt got involved.

On his birthday, and in the days after, Fabela received more than 50,000 cards. “It’s impossible not to read them. He does a lot of crying,” Lolie said of her father’s reaction. “He can’t believe what some of these people have written.”

But Fabela got one special card, and his wonderful reaction was posted on Facebook July 30. It didn’t get any play in the press, but here’s what happened.

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