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File photo of a Purple Heart medal. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images)

WWII Vet Receives Purple Heart After Being Wounded More Than 70 Years Ago

A local World War II veteran received a Purple Heart medal on Friday, more than 70 years after he was wounded in the South Pacific.

07/05/2013