Richard Overton is the country’s oldest veteran. He served during WWII and now lives in Austin, and is generally a pretty amazing guy. He was recognized by the president this past weekend for his service to our country.
From Huffington Post:
Overton takes no medicine, except for aspirin. Instead, he smokes cigars — up to 12 a day, he told Fox News this spring — and drinks whiskey with his morning coffee. The secret to living long, he told the Houston Chronicle, is “staying out of trouble.”
“I also stay busy around the yards, I trim trees, help with the horses,” he told Fox. “The driveways get dirty, so I clean them. I do something to keep myself moving. I don’t watch television.”