Eric Taylor is a veteran of the British military and is known as the “forgotten hero of Dunkirk” by his family and friends.
Eric’s family also put out a call on social media, and the veteran was surprised when he received almost 450 birthday cards from people all around the world. But happily, that wasn’t all they had planned for him.
So many people wanted to toast Eric on his birthday that his family ended up splitting the day into two one-hour shifts. Eric was completely overcome. “I’m so pleased to reach this age and still able to enjoy what I’ve received today, with everybody helping to make a tremendous day on my 100th birthday.”