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8-Year-Old boy with days to live to become honorary Marine

8-Year-Old boy with days to live to become honorary Marine

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Marine drill instructor Jeremiah Gillette pushed to make his son, Wyatt's last wish a reality. After fighting Aicardi-Goutierres Syndrome Type 1, Wyatt is going through complete kidney failure so his dad fights for hi...


74-Year-Old Navy Veteran biking 1700 miles to remember 74 lives lost

74-Year-Old Navy Veteran biking 1700 miles to remember 74 lives lost

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Out of almost 100 sailors working on the front end of the USS Frank E. Evans, Del Francis was one of nearly 30 to survive when the ship collided with an Australian air carrier and the front half sank. 74 of his shipma...

71 years later WWII vet and Cubs fan is going back to the World Series

71 years later WWII vet and Cubs fan is going back to the World Series

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A 97-year-old Elgin resident has been granted his wish to see his second World Series featuring the Chicago Cubs. Everett "Jim" Schlegel and his son, Bill, will be going to Game 3 of this year's series Friday night...

6 high school students serve as pallbearers for an unclaimed Vietnam vet they never met

6 high school students serve as pallbearers for an unclaimed Vietnam vet they never met

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Six Mississippi high schoolers forfeited a morning of their holiday vacation to give a proper send off to a recently-deceased Navy veteran they had never met before. When Jerry Wayne Pino died alone at age 70, the ...

50 years later, Vietnam veteran meets daughter he didn’t know existed

50 years later, Vietnam veteran meets daughter he didn’t know existed

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A recent phone call from a total stranger made Gary Barnes' life even more full. 50 years ago while serving in Vietnam, Gary dated a woman from the Philippines. When he returned stateside he had no idea that he was...



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