How a Sioux Falls WWII vet survived to be 100 years old

SIOUX FALLS, S.D - Ken Salisbury, The Good Samaritan Society - Sioux Falls Village resident, who turned 100 Feb. 3, 2023, was shot down twice in World War II, had scarlet fever as a child and a number of strokes and heart attacks as well as made it beyond the peak of the COVID-19 pandemic.

“He’s lived a life kind of like the Private Ryan Story,” Tally Salisbury, Ken’s daughter, said. “... My father has always tried to live a life of purpose and giving to others. He’s been a very honorable man.”

But what exactly is Ken's secret to living - and surviving - to 100? For him, it's simple. "Just keep waking up every morning," Ken laughed.

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