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WWII Vet Turns 100

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LEXINGTON, Ky (LEX 18) Coach Cal's visit wasn't the only reason for celebration at Thursday's Rotary Club meeting. A Rotary Club member who is also a WWII vet turned 100-years-old Thursday! 

Ty Warriner was a captain in the Chemical Warfare Division headquarters during WWII, teaching people how to protect themselves from chemical weapons.

Warriner told LEX 18 that at age 100, he still sings in the church choir and drives his own car.

"Well, it's what I've been doing all my life, so I just keep on doing it," he said. 

Coach Cal presented the veteran with a signed basketball. 

Warriner told LEX 18 that his secret to a long life is drinking a bourbon every night before dinner and eating lots of chocolate. 

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