President Barack Obama honored 107-year-old Richard Overton, one of the oldest World War II veterans in the U.S., during a Veterans Day ceremony at Arlington National Cemetery this morning. The former member of the Army’s Aviation Engineer Battalion also had breakfast with the commander-in-chief and others who served in the military.
But what’s the Austin, Texas, resident’s secret to living a long life?
- Whiskey in morning coffee or club soda. “It keeps your muscles tender,” he told FOX News.
- Aspirin, also taken daily.
- Yard work: trim trees, take care of the horses, clean the driveways.
- “Staying out of trouble,” he told The Houston Chronicle.
(h/t The Huffington Post)