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Hillsborough County honors WWII veteran's 100th birthday with a golf cart parade

Francisco Morales Cartegena also received a veteran's pinning.
Credit: 10 Tampa Bay

HILLSBOROUGH COUNTY, Fla. — Happy birthday Francisco!

A local World War II veteran turned 100 on Thursday. And, to honor the milestone, county leaders held a golf cart parade.

Hillsborough County celebrated Francisco Morales Cartegena's centennial birthday with not only the parade but a veteran's pinning as well. 

So, what is the veteran's advice for living a long life?

"Be respectful to everybody. Love everybody. And, make sure everybody loves you," Cartegena said.