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Posted: Tuesday, August 19, 2014 10:34 pm

It took 68 years and a U.S. senator before Mildred Pretzer got what was coming to her.

The 100-year-old resident of The Colonnades, a retirement community near Charlottesville, was honored on Tuesday by Sen. Timothy Kaine, D-Virginia, and a phalanx of U.S. Army soldiers in Class A dress as she received several military honors for her World War II service in the Women’s Army Corps.

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