WWII vet dies shortly after casting final vote
October 24th, 2012
07:54 PM ET
2 years ago

WWII vet dies shortly after casting final vote

(CNN) – Days after a photo of him casting his final presidential vote captured the hearts of thousands and went viral online, World War II veteran Frank Tanabe died Wednesday.

A week ago, the terminally ill 93-year-old's absentee ballot arrived in the mail.

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Dying man casts final vote
October 22nd, 2012
06:17 PM ET
2 years ago

Dying man casts final vote

(CNN) - A photo of World War II veteran Frank Tanabe casting what will likely be his final ballot in a presidential election has gone viral –and captured the hearts of thousands.

Tanabe, 93, is in the final stages of inoperable liver cancer and is currently at home receiving hospice care, surrounded by his wife and children in Honolulu.
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