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New York Woman Buys Fallen WWII Soldier's Medal at Antique Shop, Returns It to Family

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Jean Powers

Jean Powers
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The Huffington Postreports: A Vermont Army National Guard officer returned a Purple Heart to the family of the recipient, who had been killed in France during World War II.

Montiel Roode McAuley recalls her father Stephen Roode, a Civil War veteran

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Jean Powers
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Masslife reports: Ninety-five-year-old Montiel Roode McAuley recalls memories of her father, who served in the 9th Vermont Infantry. McCauley and her older brother number among the two dozen or less living “Real Sons and Daughters” of Civil War Union soldiers.

US in Living Color: Rare Look Into Great Depression

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Jean Powers
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The Boston Channel reports: A slideshow of eighty-four rare color images from the Library of Congress offers a unique view of life in the United States in the 1930s.

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