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A Father's Day to Remember
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TitleA Father's Day to Remember
AbstractArticle reports that Rev. Joe Haskins received his Purple Heart after waiting 58 years. Haskins fought in the Korean War and has tried to get the award from every president since 1956. Under President Obama's administration, the Veteran's Medical Center was able to obtain the medal for Haskins. Article gives accounts of Haskins war experience.
AuthorEric L. Wesson
PhotographerEric L. Wesson
DateJune 17-23, 2011
SourceKansas City Call
LocationMicrofilm
Volume91
Number42
Page1, 4
SubjectMedals
Veterans
War
Local SubjectAfrican Americans
Korean War
Haskins, Joe
IllustrationsYes
Item TypeNewspaper Article
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CONTENTdm number39704
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