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No, Mr. President

Meeting the President of the United States must be a profound experience, especially a President who was known for his charisma and charm.  On May 9, 1961, my great-great uncle sat in the Oval Office with John F. Kennedy and … Continue reading

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Fighting for Freedom

Fighting for freedom can take many forms. My great uncle, Elmore Cottongim, fought the Germans in Sicily, then Italy, then France and Germany.  He was in an anti-tank company in the 3rd Infantry Division, from 1943 to 1945.  I can … Continue reading

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