01/31/2012 01:28 pm ET

WWII Veteran Bill Howard Honored For 70 Years Of Volunteer Firefighting

Bill Howard claims he can’t remember every little detail anymore, but it’s hard to believe that’s true.

Ask the right question -- about his grandchild, his wife, or his long career as a volunteer firefighter -- and he will lean in close to make sure he hears each word. Suddenly, his brilliant blue eyes will open wide, maybe because he’s reliving the answer.

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