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<p>World War II veteran Richard Overton, from East Austin, center, stands up as he is acknowledged by President Barack Obama during the president's speech at the Veterans Day ceremony, Monday, at the Arlington National Cemetery Amphitheater in Arlington, Va. The president paid tribute to those who have served in the nation's military, including Overton, one of the nation's oldest veterans.</p>

World War II veteran Richard Overton, from East Austin, center, stands up as he is acknowledged by President Barack Obama during the president's speech at the Veterans Day ceremony, Monday, at the Arlington National Cemetery Amphitheater in Arlington, Va. The president paid tribute to those who have served in the nation's military, including Overton, one of the nation's oldest veterans.

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