publication date: Thursday, August 27, 2009 (part of Round XL)
clue: Sometimes it's good to be in last place, but not if you have to do it twice.
explanation: At the time this goo was published, Buckles was the last surviving American veteran of the first World War, and one of only three survivng overall. He was also a prisoner of war in World War II. more…
solved by: Russ Wilhelm, Steve West, LaVonne Lemler, Chris Lemler, Richard Slominsky, Justin Woods, Joanna Woods, Amy Austin, Ryan Dunn, and Elaine Beckland