America's oldest living WWII veteran, Richard Overton, released from hospital

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Richard Overton, at 107 years-old, attends a ceremony to honor veterans at the Tomb of the Unknowns on Veterans Day at Arlington National Cemetery on November 11, 2013 in Arlington, Virginia. (Photo by Olivier Douliery-Pool/Getty Images)

Richard Overton is recovering after a recent bout with pneumonia.

The nation's oldest man and WWII veteran is now at a rehab facility after he was hospitalized last week.

Overton's family says the move is so that Overton can rest and relax after battling the infection.

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The 112-year-old has a history with pneumonia and was hospitalized twice last year. Overton served in the army during World War II for three years. He lives in East Austin in his home he built in 1945.