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World War Two Vets Honored by Lawmakers

World War Two veterans from around the state have been honored in Sacramento. Nevada County’s Assemblyman Brian Dahle was able to bring more than one honoree to a special luncheon yesterday…

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One of his special guests was 93 year-old Lucille Lemmon of Grass Valley, who was one of the first women to serve in the U-S Armed Forces…

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Dahle also got to meet and talk with Charles Gray of Colfax, who was awarded the Combat Infantry Badge, Good Conduct Ribbon, and the Phillipine Liberation Ribbon, while in the Army…

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Four others were also invited from his district, although one couldn’t attend. Dahle says World War Two vets are dying at a rate of about a thousand a day. The honorees got a tour of the State Capitol, lunch, and shared their stories with state lawmakers and other invited guests.

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