Canton (CBS Detroit) – Today we meet a special man from Canton. He is 97-years-old and a Veteran of World War II.

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For decades after the war, he owned and operated an auto repair shop. While Bill was in the military, he was issued a coffee cup.

Bill kept that coffee cup and still owns it to this day. The cup is a great reminder of his time in the military. What is inscribed on the cup is where Bill’s story begins.

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Bill decided early on to inscribe all the major places he visited during the war. This piece of history shows just how far he traveled.

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