Marine Corps veteran receives hundreds of thousands of Valentine's Day cards

(Source: via CNN)
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Published: Feb. 14, 2020 at 9:25 PM PST
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Valentine's day is extra-special for one purple heart recipient.

104-year-old Major Bill White was hoping to gather about a hundred Valentine's Day cards to add to his scrapbook collection.

, he did that and more. White received more than 300,000 personal messages and thank you notes from around the world.

Thousands of handwritten cards, balloons, flowers and even boxes of chocolate for Valentine's Day.

White says he's overwhelmed with gratitude.

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