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World War II vet beats COVID-19, marks 104th birthday

Holly Wooten McDonald via AP

An Alabama veteran just turned 104 after beating the coronavirus. 

Major Wooten of Madison is recovering and on the mend according to his granddaughter who said the virus made him physically drained and mentally fuzzy. 

Wooten tested positive for COVID-19 on Nov. 23 after his daughter had the virus. He was treated in the hospital and went home Tuesday, just two days before turning 104.

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