02/06/2020 14:08 EST

All This War Vet Wants For His 100th Birthday Are Cards From Canadians

A handwritten letter in the mail will make this veteran's day.

Pte. Fred Arsenault was willing to sacrifice his life when he fought for Canada during the Second World War.

Seventy-five years later, he’s finally asking for something from Canadians.

To celebrate his 100th birthday on March 6, 2020, the 99-year-old veteran is asking Canadians to send him 100 handwritten cards. 

Watch the video above to learn more about his story.