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Michigan WWII veteran hopes to receive 100 cards on his 100th birthday
Fox News ^ | 05/17/2018 | Madeline Farber

Posted on 05/17/2018 8:13:42 AM PDT by DFG

For his 100th birthday on June 6 -- which comes 74 years after he was miraculously pulled off a Normandy-bound boat on D-Day -- Michigan WWII veteran Isaac "Ike" Fabela has just one wish, his family said.

Fabela will be anxiously checking his mail, as the happy and humble vet hopes to rack up 100 birthday cards from well-wishers across the country.

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TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: cards; fabela; normandy; veteran; ww2
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1 posted on 05/17/2018 8:13:42 AM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

Reminds me of the facebook posts I sometimes get. I never respond.


2 posted on 05/17/2018 8:15:22 AM PDT by robroys woman (So you're not confused, I'm using my wife's account.)
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To: DFG

If this is for real, the man came to the right place. Let’s check it out and get going, FReepers!


3 posted on 05/17/2018 8:18:17 AM PDT by proud American in Canada
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To: proud American in Canada

My boss back in the mid-80s served on a Navy destroyer in support of the D-Day landing.
He’s 96 years old, lives in a condo in Naples, Florida and golfs 9 holes twice a week. He also has a girlfriend...


4 posted on 05/17/2018 8:21:41 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Baseball players, gangsters and musicians are remembered. But journalists are forgotten.)
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Related : http://www.wnem.com/story/38199033/wwii-veteran-wants-100-cards-for-100th-birthday
5 posted on 05/17/2018 8:22:29 AM PDT by DFG
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To: DFG

Lolie said her father is “so excited” for his birthday, adding that the majority of Montrose will take part in various planned celebrations.

“He is a very humble man and says that he’s never done anything to deserve all this,” she said. “But he has.”

If you would like to send Ike a birthday card, you can mail it to:

Ike Fabela
C/O Nick Rodgers
PO Box 3112 Montrose, MI 48457


6 posted on 05/17/2018 8:23:26 AM PDT by dfwright (The heart of the wise inclines to the right, but the heart of the fool to the left (Eccl. 10:2, NIV))
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To: DFG

once this goes viral, I suspect he will get many MORE than 100... :)


7 posted on 05/17/2018 8:23:28 AM PDT by ethom
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8 posted on 05/17/2018 8:27:56 AM PDT by ethom
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To: DFG

BTTT.


9 posted on 05/17/2018 8:28:39 AM PDT by mewzilla (Has the FBI been spying on members of Congress?)
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To: DFG

I will definitely send him one. I hope he gets THOUSANDS!


10 posted on 05/17/2018 8:29:58 AM PDT by NEMDF
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To: DFG

His Birthday on June 6th. I’m in!!


11 posted on 05/17/2018 8:32:35 AM PDT by FES0844 (SGould the allow it. Hi call the shots. I’m sure Laura would have stayed Oman)
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To: ml/nj

self ping


12 posted on 05/17/2018 8:33:48 AM PDT by ml/nj
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To: NEMDF

Same here. I’m sending him a card ASAP.


13 posted on 05/17/2018 8:35:52 AM PDT by laplata (Liberals/Progressives have diseased minds.)
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To: DFG
I am sending a card out tomorrow. This veteran better rent a storage locker. He will probably get hundreds of thousands and a call from the President!
14 posted on 05/17/2018 8:38:57 AM PDT by 4yearlurker ("There stands mother under the oleanders,open the windows." A dying cowboys last words,1879.)
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To: FES0844

I regret mine is the day before and in 1971.

My spouse is big on this sort of thing, I will let her know.


15 posted on 05/17/2018 8:50:19 AM PDT by wally_bert (I didn't get where I am today by selling ice cream tasting of bookends, pumice stone & West Germany)
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To: DFG

Card in the mail!


16 posted on 05/17/2018 8:51:55 AM PDT by Broker (All bills come for collection)
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To: DFG

bttt


17 posted on 05/17/2018 8:52:20 AM PDT by LurkedLongEnough
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“For his 100th birthday on June 6 — which comes 74 years after he was miraculously pulled off a Normandy-bound boat on D-Day —…”

My Michigan resident Father was on that Normandy-bound boat on D-Day, but didn’t get off until the gate lowered and he stepped on Omaha beach under heavy machine-gun fire.


18 posted on 05/17/2018 9:04:50 AM PDT by Beagle8U (Liberals can kiss my bitter clingers!)
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To: dfwright

Sent. I hope he gets a million cards.


19 posted on 05/17/2018 9:49:29 AM PDT by CodeToad
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To: 4yearlurker

“I am sending a card out tomorrow. This veteran better rent a storage locker. He will probably get hundreds of thousands and a call from the President! “

A call from the President would be really great!!

I hope someone lets him know :)


20 posted on 05/17/2018 9:52:52 AM PDT by redinIllinois (Pro-life, accountant, gun-totin' Grandma - multi issue voter)
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