Spontaneous Tribute to WWII Veteran Goes Viral

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The San Jose, Calif., runners participating in an annual race to benefit military veterans were already giving back to the community — but then they did something even more remarkable: they paused in the middle of their event to shake a WWII veteran’s hand.

One by one, the runners stopped to thank Joe Bell, 95, who stood at the sidelines, cheering them on in full uniform. When a local reporter saw what was happening she grabbed her camera and started filming.

Watch the video by clicking on the link below to see how it all unfolded.

http://www.nbcnews.com/nightly-news/spontaneous-tribute-wwii-veteran-goes-viral-n44441

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