William Hufford has seen a lot in his 103 years -- including the Great Depression, World War II and the Civil Rights movement.
The World War II veteran, however, didn't see a surprise birthday party coming his way Monday.
A local American Legion post teamed with Southampton Estates residents late Monday afternoon to celebrate Hufford, the oldest of the 385 residents who live at the senior community in Upper Southampton. They waited for him in a community lounge until he was escorted in for the festivities.
"It's a big surprise," said Hufford, who turned 103 on Saturday. "I didn't expect it. It's really terrific. They pulled it off pretty good." Read more.