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World War II Vet Battling Cancer Gets Married

LOS ANGELES (KTLA) — An 86-year-old World War II veteran scheduled to undergo cancer treatment decided to get married Tuesday.

Jack Wright is one of just 11 survivors of the 1942 Battle For Guadalcanal.

He and his new bride Shirlene are finally married after dating for 30 years.

Jack is due to undergo radiation therapy for cancer found in his head and neck.

Christina Pascucci was in West L.A. with more.