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Mar 15, 2019 4:04 PM 1+ mon ago

This 93-year-old WWII vet will run across the U.S. for a second time

Saint Simons Island, Ga. -- No one wants to feel like old news, like their glory days are gone. But Ernie Andrus says that's exactly how he felt in the months after his celebrated, record-breaking run.

Back in 2016, then 93-year-old Ernie became the oldest person ever to run across America -- from San Diego, California, all the way to Saint Simons Island, Georgia. A huge crowd joined him at the end, as the World War II sailor stormed the beach to fervent chants and flying colors. It was pure joy.

That all happened about two and half years ago. Today, Ernie still runs for exercise and still dreams of the glory.

He recently got so restless, he decided to do something remarkable. On Saturday, at the age of 95, Ernie ...

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