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Last U.S. World War I Veteran Dies

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Michael J. Leclerc

Michael J. Leclerc
Director of Special Projects

The end of an era. Frank Buckles, the last surviving U.S. veteran of World War I passed away Sunday at 110. Buckles "died peacefully in his home of natural causes" early Sunday morning, the family said in a statement sent to CNN late Sunday by spokesman David DeJonge. You can read more about the last man standing of the famed Doughboys on CNN.

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