Vito Perillo, A 93-Year-Old Veteran, Was Elected Mayor In New Jersey & The Internet Loves Him


There were a lot of unlikely winners to come out of Election Day 2017, and perhaps the most unexpected of all is World War II veteran Vito Perillo. The 93-year-old beat incumbent New Jersey Mayor Gerald Turning in the town of Tinton Falls in a huge upset. And while the members of his town were clearly big fans of his, people on the internet clearly are, too. Read the Full Story

CBS News also picked up the story: 93-year-old WWII vet Vito Perillo wins Tinton Falls, N.J. mayoral race

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