Native WWII hero turns 100

An area World Conflict II veteran celebrated a milestone second on Saturday. Dick Schermerhorn turned 100 years outdated.

His household had a giant social gathering for him at Lutheran Crest Senior Dwelling Middle.

Schermerhorn landed on Normandy Seashore in the course of the D-Day invasion. He additionally helped liberate two focus camps, together with Auschwitz.

He is been within the Allentown space since 1949. He stated his household got here from all around the nation to have fun his massive day.

“The nice half about it’s you’ve got a household that is keen to do that for you,” stated Schermerhorn. “You realize I can not start to thank them for all they’ve performed for me.”

So what is the secret to turning 100?

Schemerhorn stated you simply must behave your self.

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