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  • 26 May

    In Memory of Major General William J. Crumm

    My father hung this framed photograph of General Crumm and him in his office, displayed alongside the portraits of presidents and other dignitaries It had been taken just months before General Crumm was killed in the Vietnam…


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  • 13 May

    Peg O’ My Heart

    During WWII, eighteen-year-old Rufus Wayne Youngblood painted the words, “PEGGY ‘THE GEORGIA PEACH’,” under his B-17’s waist gun window After all, she embodied the reason he was fighting He explained in a letter to her, “I want to…


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  • 9 Apr

    MLK Jr.

    My father sat in the Ebenezer Baptist Church, fifty years ago today, on April 9, 1968, with Vice President Humphrey who came to attend the funeral of Dr Martin Luther King, Jr
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