Korean War Veteran honored in drive-by celebration in Wynnefield

PHILADELPHIA (WPVI) -- A drive-by celebration took place in the Wynnefield neighborhood of Philadelphia, and it was all to honor a Korean War veteran.

The celebration was held for Gandhi Barksdale, who was celebrating his 90-years-old.

He still lives in the home he shared with his late wife of 48 years.

Back in 1949, Barksdale was also a member of the Simon Gratz High School Public League Championship football team.

From all of us here at Action News, happy birthday Mr. Barksdale.

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