Hometown Hero - Pete Gump

Published 02/11 2014 02:18PM

Updated 02/11 2014 02:23PM

We are recognizing World War II Veteran Pete Gump who recently turned 90 years old and WFFT was there for the birthday celebration. 

On his 90th birthday, Pete Gump celebrates with friends, some cake, and a good laugh.

His secret to happiness?  Listen to what he has to say.

Pete served in Heiwajima and Okinawa during World War II.   Pete says his experience in the war made him more patriotic.

When asked about troops currently overseas, Pete's response?  He hopes they come home soon.

The American Legion Post 409 in Leo helped Pete organize his 90th birthday bash.

Everyone here at WFFT wishes Pete a very happy birthday.

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