1 of 7: Russ Buchanan, who was born in Cambridge on January 24th, 1900, cuts his 106th birthday cake.
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2 of 7: Mr. Buchanan is a Navy veteran of WWI, having served on the U.S.S. Kansas and later on the U.S.S. New Hampshire.
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3 of 7: Mr. Buchanan is joined here by Cambridge Veterans' Services Director Robert M. Stevens (second from left) and former Mayor Michael A. Sullivan (third from left).
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4 of 7: Russell Buchanan is also a WWII veteran, having served as a staff sergent in the Army National Guard in 1941.
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5 of 7: The crowd applauds Russell Buchanan.
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6 of 7: Mr. Buchanan was a trombone player in the A Military Band during WWII and he saw action in the Rhineland during that time. He may also be Cambridge's oldest native son.
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7 of 7: Mr. Buchanan, surrounded by friends and family, enjoys his 106th birthday celebration.
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