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Meet Red Briggs, America's oldest bus driver [w/video]

Gerald Briggs drives a bus, just like hundreds if not thousands of people across the country. But unlike most bus drivers, the man who goes by the nickname of "Red" is a nonagenerian. That's right: he's 90 years old, and still drives a school bus, just as he has for the last 30 years and then some.

Red took his first job driving a bus when he came back from the European theater in WW2, where he served in the Seabees – the US Navy's civil engineering corps – and was part of the first wave to land on Omaha Beach on D-Day. After returning home to Maine, he enrolled in college and worked part-time as a bus driver before starting a career as a physical education teacher and coach.

After retiring from teaching at the age of 60, Red couldn't adapt to sitting still, so he started driving a school bus again. Three decades later, he's still at it, and credits his longevity to his productivity. Read his story in the Bangor Daily News and watch the video below to meet America's oldest bus driver.

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