Houston veteran wants to raise billion dollars

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HOUSTON, Texas -- Earl Littman, a WWII medic, has seen a lot in his day. But his vision for the future keeps him ticking.

The feisty 87-year-old is the founder of Back Our Vets, which filters money into various "vetted" charities for veterans.  At a Veterans Day press conference, Littman said he wants to raise one billion dollars through his charity for fellow veterans.

To that tune, he's donating royalties from his book, “The Wizard of Common Cents,” and trying to start a movement, which involves consumers flashing a peace sign when they check-out at the store, and then adding two cents to their purchase, which retailers then pass-along to Back our Vets.