Richard Overton smokes his 12 daily cigars, and sometimes enjoys his favorite drink, a whiskey and Coke.
Richard Arvin Overton is an American supercentenarian who at age 111 years, 321 days is the oldest verified surviving U.S. war veteran. He is the oldest living man in the United States. Wikipedia
Back in October, Overton had a home makeover, which among other things included the installment of another first: After more than 111 years, Overton finally had central air conditioning.
Over the course of his life, he's met many celebrities, athletes and politicians, including President Barack Obama. Each asked him the same question about his secret to longevity. His answer?
God and cigars.
According to The Post, Overton enjoyed his tour of the D.C. museum. After seeing the WWII exhibit, Overton mentioned to his friends that he "didn't see his name up there," which got a laugh.
"One of these days," Overton said, "it will be."
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