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WWII vet's Purple Heart arrives nearly 70 years late

Charles Lawson, Jr. injured his hand in WWII, but didn't get it treated because he didn't want to stop fighting. When he got home to Maryville, Tennessee, he waited for his Purple Heart, but it never came, until now.

http://www.wzzm13.com/video/2501738294001/1/WWII-vets-Purple-Heart-arrives-nearly-70-years-late http://bc_gvpc.edgesuite.net/img/963482463001/201306/1563/963482463001_2501665292001_thumbnail-for-video-2501710380001.jpg?pubId=963482463001 WWII vet's Purple Heart arrives nearly 70 years late Charles Lawson, Jr. injured his hand in WWII, but didn't get it treated because he didn't want to stop fighting. When he got home to Maryville, Tennessee, he waited for his Purple Heart, but it never came, until now. wwii vetCharles Lawson JrvpcbestPurple Heart lateMaryville Tennessee veteranwbirWWII purple heartWWII VeteranvpcNational News 02:29

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