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Thursday, October 25, 2012

WWII Vet Dies At Age 93 After Casting Last Ballot

A World War II veteran who inspired many with his determination to vote even though he had end-stage liver cancer died Wednesday.

Frank Tanabe's daughter Barbara Tanabe said he died at her Honolulu home, where he has spent the past few weeks in hospice. He was 93.

Barbara Tanabe said she put the American flag up outside the home to mark the day for him and their family.

"He really liked it when I put out the flag," she said.


Anonymous said...

Dependent on their law, his vote likely will not count.

Anonymous said...

R.I.P. Mr. Tanabe

Anonymous said...

It doesn't work that way. The Board of Elections checks all absentee ballots and early ballots against the death certificates and, if you don't live until election day, your vote gets thrown out.

DAG SHORTY U Snitch them out said...

Check your voting Card, the Obama-Knights are altering the ballots before you vote!

Anonymous said...

I think we have a few weeks to get that death cert in the snail mail. No electronic requirements there. It took a couple three months to send my son's through. I'll bet this one will count. Besides, it took 6 months to hear back from them.