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The Book On Frank Buckles: America's Last Doughboy

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First Posted: 02/28/11 08:43 PM ET Updated: 05/25/11 07:35 PM ET

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I met Frank Woodruff Buckles on a chilly March afternoon in 2007 at his farmhouse in Charles Town, W.Va. He was a mere 106 years old back then.

The last surviving American veteran of World War I lived on nearly four more years. He died Sunday at 110.

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