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Tom Rice was a paratrooper in World War II who received a Purple Heart and Bronze Star for his heroic efforts. He continued to jump out of planes for the rest of his life, even at 100 years old while celebrating his birthday. Sunday TODAY’s Willie Geist remembers a life well lived.