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Craddock: Nov. 11: Have you hugged a vet yet?
Note: Today has special importance. Nov. 11 marks the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I in 1918. Back then, the conflict was called “The Great War.” This column first ran Nov. 11, 2006. ... read more
Have you hugged a veteran today?
Commemorated as Armistice Day beginning the following year, November 11 became a legal federal holiday ... We can make up for our behavior toward our Vietnam vets. You don’t have to look far to find a ... read more
10 years later: What we've learned in the aftermath of 9/11
Ten years have passed since the horror of Sept. 11, 2001 ... "I just remember saying, 'Why you did that to me?'" She was left shivering in shock. She was bruised, lost her glasses and was in pain for ... read more
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Bill Mahon, guest columnist: Letters from home when they don't come back
He then picked me up and led me to the couch and we hugged ... To me he was a WW2 Vet and my dad was just trying to get me ready for the world. Doggone it, I was ready and here I come. Me and my dad ... read more
Jalen Green's Life as a Superstar-in-Waiting
And on this dreary Wednesday in late November ... t have been shocked, though. He is morphing into a global superstar. He has 208,000 Instagram followers and is flooded with comments from strangers ... read more
The Vietnam Vet, Leaving No One Behind
While some, or none, of those things may be true, Vietnam also changed Kerry in a quieter, yet ... you are talking about. And once you have sensed them, you tend not to want to talk about them at all. ... read more
Wounded war vet's wife describes kidnap ordeal
Jacob Knospler suffered facial injuries from an explosive device while serving as a corporal with the 1st Battalion 8th Marines in November 2004. Sheena Knospler on Monday testified to the following: ... read more
A NATION CHALLENGED: PORTRAITS OF GRIEF: THE VICTIMS; Blunt Talker, Devoted Aunt, Russian migr, Young but Wise Man
That meant by November of this ... apartment after Sept. 11. ''After talking to you,'' the letter said, ''I've worked everything out with my parents and will be returning to work for them and ... read more
One last howl for Larry D'Albero, leader of the Adobe Blues Wolfpack (1951-2017)
After I finished my commendation, I received Larry's all too familiar and heartwarming smile and with glossed eyes he hugged me and told me how happy ... many others that remain at Adobe Blues. All of ... read more
Readers’ Memories of Wayne Newton
He turned around, grabbed her, hugged her and kindly walked her back to her seat. Then he continued up the staircase, and you could see his shoulders jiggling as he chuckled. The audience loved it, ... read more