WWII veteran wants 100 birthday cards for his 100th birthday

Posted at 7:17 PM, Sep 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-09-24 07:30:08-04

(CNN) — A World War II veteran is asking people to help him celebrate his birthday.

Jim South turns 100 on October 7 and his birthday wish is to receive 100 cards to celebrate.

His senior living home posted his photo with a sign asking for the cards.

South joined the Army in 1940 and was deployed to Normandy seven days after D-Day.

He already has plans for his birthday cards. South said he's going to hang them in his room.

If you want to send South a special birthday message, you can send the cards to

James South
5800 North Park Drive
Watauga, Texas 76148