101-Year-Old Weather Observer Still at Work

August 13, 2014 - Richard Hendrickson began recording weather observations for the National Weather Service when he was 18 years old. That was 84 years ago. Honored as the longest-serving weather observer for the United States, Hendrickson says, "It's what I do for my country." 

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