Having a discussion are, from the left, Dennis Leigh (Purple Heart winner), Stuart Simonson (Purple Heart winner), and Ron Waldera.

Honored Purple Heart winners share stories

WHITTEMORE—Purple Heart winners joined others to tell stories of their time defending the United States during the annual Purple Heart Day at the Whittemore American Legion Friday, Aug. 7.

“I think it is important to recognize our veterans who have been wounded serving our Armed Forces. It’s a way to say thank you, having survived the atrocities of war,” said Dan Green, commander for the Whittemore American Legion.


Read more in the Aug. 13 Kossuth County Advance.

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