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    93-year old WWII veteran votes

    A photograph of a 93-year-old World War II veteran casting what will likely be his last ballot has captured the hearts of tens of thousands of Internet users.

    Doctors diagnosed Tanabe with an inoperable cancer tumor in his liver two months ago. He's been in hospice care for the past three weeks at his daughter's home. His condition has been deteriorating, and he's been speaking little lately.
    He's been determined to vote regardless, eagerly asking when the ballot would be arriving in the mail, his daughter said. She kept telling him, "don't worry, it's coming." He filled it out immediately when it landed in the mailbox on Wednesday.

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    Read more: Picture of WWII vet, 93, casting ballot in Hawaii captures hearts | Fox News

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    I'm taking Del with me on voting day. He's 92.
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    And our last pilot, that fought in a Spitfire during the Battle of Britain died yesterday. Aged 99. The last of The Few.
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