An 86-year-old veteran from Detroit crossed skydiving off his bucket list Sunday, and FOX 2 was there to see it.
“I feel great and a little heavy — this is a lot of stuff,” Bob Harris told FOX 2’s Ron Savage, loaded up and ready to go.
Harris is a U.S. veteran of WWII who said he did a million things during his military career — but he never jumped with a parachute.
Bob took his family to SKYDIVE Tecumiseh. The companyso moved by Harris’ energy and desire to jump at 86 years old that they waived his $250 jump fee and gave him a free jump.
Harris brought his whole family to witness the jump and it’s a big family.
“I have six children, 19 grand kids, 30 great-grandkids and five great-great grandkids and half of them are out here,” he said.
The weather and conditions were outstanding Sunday.
“I’m ready to go — I’m looking forward to it,” he said.
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