Joe Hayes: World War 2 Veteran Celebrates His 100th Birthday with His Family in US: "I Feel So Loved"

Joe Hayes: World War 2 Veteran Celebrates His 100th Birthday with His Family in US: "I Feel So Loved"

  • World War II veteran Joe Hayes commemorated attaining 100 years old at a gathering with family and loved ones
  • The centenarian expressed gratitude for all the love he received on the remarkable day he marked his new age
  • Hayes told the press that he hopes to live another year to continue basking in the love of his family and friends

World War II veteran Joe Hayes recently celebrated a remarkable milestone with his family and loved ones as he attained 100 years old in the United States of America (USA).

His family planned a drive-by parade for him but never expected the overwhelming turnout from the community, including people he had never seen before.

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World War 2 veteran Joe Hayes celebrates his 100th birthday with family in the US. Photo credit: WECT/ToddKuhns.
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Hayes expresses gratitude

Speaking about the unexpected outpour of love from the people who attended his centenary party, he said:

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"I can't put it into words, but I just feel the love and the concern. People I've never seen before, it's like I've known them all my life because of so much real love," said Hayes, according to WECT News.

Hayes, who has witnessed many historic moments in US history, said he hopes the Lord will bless him to see another birthday next year.

The centenarian prayed for longevity to experience all his family and friends love for him.

African-American World War 2 veteran marks his birthday

In a similar story, reported that World War II veteran Thomas Taylor celebrated his centennial birthday at the US Butler Street Senior Living facility.

The Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, resident received love from his community on his 100th birthday.

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The institution posted congratulations online for Taylor, who gave excellent service to the American people and his country.

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Also, reported that actress Tracey Boakye marked her daughter Nana Akua Nhyira's third birthday with a heartwarming message and beautiful photos.

The Ghanaian movie personality and producer delivered the stunning images on her verified Instagram account to celebrate her daughter's new milestone on Saturday.

The child looked like a flawless Barbie in her African attire in the eye-catching birthday photos.

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