Merced WWII veteran celebrates 100th birthday


MERCED, Calif. (KSEE/KGPE) — A Merced World War II veteran celebrated his 100th birthday on Saturday.

Frank Paredes celebrated along with friends, family, and mariachi.

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Paredes served during World War II and survived the attack on Pearl Harbor. In September, he received recognition for his bravery in World War II.

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