World War II paratrooper to leap again at age 100
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SAN DIEGO – What better way to celebrate a 100th birthday than on the beach in front of the Hotel del Coronado — even if you jump out of a plane to get there. That's exactly what lifelong Coronado, California, resident Tom Rice is planning to do this Sunday. He gives two major reasons: First, because he is one of the few remaining 101st Airborne Division World War II Army paratroopers and wants to commemorate lives lost during the Normandy invasion that signaled an end to Nazi occupation of northwestern Europe. Second, he wants to do it because he still can. That fateful day in France, Rice wa...