This WWII Vet Does Something Amazing For His 95th Birthday – He Jumps Out Of A Plane!

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Ret. Col. Hal Shook recently celebrated his 95th birthday by skydiving from 12000 feet. A WWII veteran, he was shot down during the Normandy invasion and later flew missions in Korea and Vietnam. He had family and friends from around the country come to watch his jump. He summed it up perfectly when he said “It’s a joy, and you’re sitting there and you can see everything below,” Shook said. “It’s beautiful.”
I hope I’m that energetic if I get to 95! Way to go, Col. Shook!


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Paul has been an actor/director in the Twin Cities area for over 30 years and is very active in the MN theater community. His kid is really cool! You can find his blog at "Parental Writes" blog.