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Special 96th birthday parade held for Independence man

Salvatore Scherma has five children, 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren. They all came together to honor him!

INDEPENDENCE, Ohio — It was a huge family birthday celebration on Saturday in Independence, and we do mean huge family!

The Scherma family held a drive-by parade to celebrate their father's 96th birthday. 

Salvatore Scherma has five children, 18 grandchildren, 31 great-grandchildren, and five great-great grandchildren!

The whole family got together on Saturday and surprised Salvatore with a parade complete with balloons and special messages for him. 

Salvatore is a World War II veteran who says his favorite thing in life is his family. 

Happy Birthday, Salvatore!

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