Last Man Standing

Mental Floss posted this short film by Sean Dunne on Vimeo, excerpting an interview with 108-year-old Frank Woodruff Buckles:

Buckles from Sean Dunne on Vimeo.

What was it like for Frank Buckles, upon finally coming home from the war? “When I came back, the parades were all over. Nobody gave a damn. I tried to buy a pack of cigarettes; couldn’t buy it — I wasn’t old enough.”

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