Want to make an old man happy and a postman groan?

MARLOW, Ok. (WIBW) — A World War II veteran from Marlow, Oklahoma is turning 93 on April 17th and his family is trying to get cards sent to him for his birthday as a surprise.

Daughter Liz Anderson tells CBS affiliate WIBW her dad Recil Troxel loves getting any kind of mail, and is obsessed with checking the mailbox.
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6 Responses to Want to make an old man happy and a postman groan?

  1. samoore says:

    Got a card off to him yesterday. It’s not often you can make someone happy for just a few dollars.

  2. Roger.45 says:

    Count me in! I wish we knew what his rank was and his branch of the service.
    I posted the article on social media and forwarded the link to everyone on my mail list.
    I’d love to see a few 18 wheelers pull up to his mail box, too!

  3. Andy says:

    I forwarded the story and address to my VA social worker and she is going to pass it along all of our PTSD groups and employees. I’m getting him a card on the way home today.

  4. scott carmichael says:

    Just picked up a card, and shared the link. Thanks Kenny

  5. Johhny Blender says:

    I sent him one.

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