99-year-old WWII veteran to meet Gov. Rauner as part of national tour

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SPRINGFIELD, Ill. (WAND) - Governor Bruce Rauner will be welcoming a very special guest to the State Capitol Tuesday.

WWII veteran Sidney Walton and his family will be in Springfield at the Governor's Office at 10:15 a.m. as part of a national tour he is doing.

The "National No Regrets Tour" is being done to raise awareness of the vanishing number of WWII veterans.

Sidney Walton is 99 years old. He and his son are traveling to meet all 50 governors in their state capitols.

For more information about Mr. Walton's tour, click HERE.

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