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Those Who Serve: WWII vet receives Purple Heart after 75 years of waiting

Those Who Serve: WWII vet receives Purple Heart after 75 years of waiting


>>>>>>RECOGNITION>>>RECOGNITION THAT>>>RECOGNITION THAT WAS>>>RECOGNITION THAT WAS A>>>RECOGNITION THAT WAS A LONG>>>RECOGNITION THAT WAS A LONG
TIME>>>RECOGNITION THAT WAS A LONG
TIME COMING. TIME COMING. TIME COMING.
75 TIME COMING.
75 YEARS TIME COMING.
75 YEARS IN TIME COMING.
75 YEARS IN THE TIME COMING.
75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, TIME COMING.
75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT TIME COMING.
75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A
WORLD 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A
WORLD WAR 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A
WORLD WAR II 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A
WORLD WAR II VETERAN 75 YEARS IN THE MAKING, BUT A
WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY
RECEIVES WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY
RECEIVES THE WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY
RECEIVES THE AWARD WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY
RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT WORLD WAR II VETERAN FINALLY
RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE
EARNED RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE
EARNED WHILE RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE
EARNED WHILE FIGHTING RECEIVES THE AWARD THAT HE
EARNED WHILE FIGHTING BEHIND EARNED WHILE FIGHTING BEHIND EARNED WHILE FIGHTING BEHIND
ENEMY EARNED WHILE FIGHTING BEHIND
ENEMY LINES. ENEMY LINES. ENEMY LINES.
JOE ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA HAS ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA HAS THE ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA HAS THE STORY ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR ENEMY LINES.
JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU. JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU. JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE TO JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE TO A JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE TO A HERO JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT JOE DANA HAS THE STORY FOR YOU.
>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT
IT>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT
IT ALL>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT
IT ALL ON>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT
IT ALL ON THE>>A SALUTE TO A HERO THAT PUT
IT ALL ON THE LINE. IT ALL ON THE LINE. IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS SO IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS SO MUCH IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME IT ALL ON THE LINE.
>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I
PROBABLY>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I
PROBABLY WILL>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I
PROBABLY WILL NOT>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I
PROBABLY WILL NOT BE>>IT MEANS SO MUCH TO ME I
PROBABLY WILL NOT BE SLEEPING PROBABLY WILL NOT BE SLEEPING PROBABLY WILL NOT BE SLEEPING
FOR PROBABLY WILL NOT BE SLEEPING
FOR THREE PROBABLY WILL NOT BE SLEEPING
FOR THREE DAYS. FOR THREE DAYS. FOR THREE DAYS.
>>FOR THREE DAYS.
>>LIKE FOR THREE DAYS.
>>LIKE SO FOR THREE DAYS.
>>LIKE SO MANY FOR THREE DAYS.
>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, FOR THREE DAYS.
>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF IS>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF IS QUICK>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF IS QUICK TO>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT>>LIKE SO MANY SOLDIERS, G
METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE
PRAISE METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE
PRAISE THAT METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE
PRAISE THAT HE METCALF IS QUICK TO DEFLECT THE
PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES. PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES. PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS JUST PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS JUST A PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS JUST A LOT PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF PRAISE THAT HE DESERVES.
>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>AT>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>AT THE>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>AT THE AMERICAN>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION>>IT WAS JUST A LOT OF LUCK.
>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST
IN>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST
IN FOUNTAIN>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST
IN FOUNTAIN HILLS>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST
IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE>>AT THE AMERICAN LEGION POST
IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS
FINALLY IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS
FINALLY AWARDED IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS
FINALLY AWARDED THE IN FOUNTAIN HILLS HE WAS
FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE
HEART FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE
HEART FOR FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE
HEART FOR INJURIES FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE
HEART FOR INJURIES HE FINALLY AWARDED THE PURPLE
HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED
DURING HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED
DURING WORLD HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED
DURING WORLD WAR HEART FOR INJURIES HE SUFFERED
DURING WORLD WAR II. DURING WORLD WAR II. DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH CITY DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH CITY OF DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE DURING WORLD WAR II.
IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A. IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A. IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A.
>>IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A.
>>IT IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A.
>>IT IS IN A DUTCH CITY OF NINE MAKE A.
>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE MY>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE MY FAMILY>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE MY FAMILY HERE>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE MY FAMILY HERE AND>>IT IS MIND-BOGGLING.
TO HAVE MY FAMILY HERE AND MY TO HAVE MY FAMILY HERE AND MY TO HAVE MY FAMILY HERE AND MY
FRIENDS. FRIENDS. FRIENDS.
>>FRIENDS.
>>YOU FRIENDS.
>>YOU THE FRIENDS.
>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FRIENDS.
>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FOR FRIENDS.
>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FOR THE>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FOR THE>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FOR THE
82nd>>YOU THE PARATROOPER FOR THE
82nd AIRBORNE. 82nd AIRBORNE. 82nd AIRBORNE.
HE 82nd AIRBORNE.
HE WENT 82nd AIRBORNE.
HE WENT MISSING 82nd AIRBORNE.
HE WENT MISSING DURING 82nd AIRBORNE.
HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE. HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE. HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT WAS HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT WAS ASSUMED HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT WAS ASSUMED THAT HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT WAS ASSUMED THAT HE HE WENT MISSING DURING BATTLE.
IT WAS ASSUMED THAT HE HAD IT WAS ASSUMED THAT HE HAD IT WAS ASSUMED THAT HE HAD
DIED. DIED. DIED.
HE DIED.
HE WAS DIED.
HE WAS EVEN DIED.
HE WAS EVEN LISTED DIED.
HE WAS EVEN LISTED AS DIED.
HE WAS EVEN LISTED AS KILLED DIED.
HE WAS EVEN LISTED AS KILLED IN HE WAS EVEN LISTED AS KILLED IN HE WAS EVEN LISTED AS KILLED IN
ACTION. ACTION. ACTION.
INSTEAD ACTION.
INSTEAD HE ACTION.
INSTEAD HE SPENT ACTION.
INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL ACTION.
INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS A INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS A POW INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS A POW OF INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS A POW OF THE INSTEAD HE SPENT SEVERAL MONTHS
AS A POW OF THE GERMANS. AS A POW OF THE GERMANS. AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK HE AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK HE SAYS AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS AS A POW OF THE GERMANS.
LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO
HARD LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO
HARD FEELINGS LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO
HARD FEELINGS ABOUT LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO
HARD FEELINGS ABOUT BEING LOOKING BACK HE SAYS HE HAS NO
HARD FEELINGS ABOUT BEING LEFT HARD FEELINGS ABOUT BEING LEFT HARD FEELINGS ABOUT BEING LEFT
BEHIND. BEHIND. BEHIND.
>>BEHIND.
>>IF BEHIND.
>>IF YOU BEHIND.
>>IF YOU HAPPENS BEHIND.
>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO BEHIND.
>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU BEHIND.
>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU
ONLY>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU
ONLY HAVE>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU
ONLY HAVE YOURSELF>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU
ONLY HAVE YOURSELF TO>>IF YOU HAPPENS TO YOU YOU
ONLY HAVE YOURSELF TO BLAME. ONLY HAVE YOURSELF TO BLAME. ONLY HAVE YOURSELF TO BLAME.
YOUR ONLY HAVE YOURSELF TO BLAME.
YOUR VOLUNTEERED. YOUR VOLUNTEERED. YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>TODAY, YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>TODAY, JEAN YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A YOUR VOLUNTEERED.
>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF 12>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF 12 METALS>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF 12 METALS FOR>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF 12 METALS FOR HIS>>TODAY, JEAN RECEIVED A TOTAL
OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE
THAT OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE
THAT HE OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE
THAT HE EARNED OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE
THAT HE EARNED BUT OF 12 METALS FOR HIS SERVICE
THAT HE EARNED BUT NEVER THAT HE EARNED BUT NEVER THAT HE EARNED BUT NEVER
RECEIVED. RECEIVED. RECEIVED.
IN RECEIVED.
IN SEPTEMBER RECEIVED.
IN SEPTEMBER HE RECEIVED.
IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVED.
IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE ORANGE IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE ORANGE LANYARD IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS IN SEPTEMBER HE WILL RECEIVE
THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE
DUTCH THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE
DUTCH EQUIVALENT THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE
DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE
DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE THE ORANGE LANYARD WHICH IS THE
DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE MEDAL DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE MEDAL DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE MEDAL
OF DUTCH EQUIVALENT OF THE MEDAL
OF HONOR. OF HONOR. OF HONOR.
>>>OF HONOR.
>>>IF OF HONOR.
>>>IF YOU OF HONOR.
>>>IF YOU HAVE OF HONOR.
>>>IF YOU HAVE A OF HONOR.
>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO OF HONOR.
>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD LIKE>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD LIKE TO>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE GIVE>>>IF YOU HAVE A HERO YOU
WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE GIVE US WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE GIVE US WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE GIVE US
A WOULD LIKE TO NOMINATE GIVE US
A CALL


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