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The Purple Heart is the oldest American military combat honor still in existence. Awarded to those who are wounded or killed in any action against an enemy of the United States, the Purple Heart is a symbol of courage and dedication in the face of mortal danger. This memorial site is dedicated to all the brave men and women who have been awarded this honor.
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Remembering the life, death and legacy of Purple Heart recipient Jenny Lira

JENNY VASQUEZ ESCALERA aka Jenny Vasquez Lira, age 89, peacefully entered eternal life on Wednesday, July 8, 2016 at home in Ventura, California. Jenny was born on June 20, 1927 in Oro Grande, Ca. Her spirit is carried on by her son Henry Escalera of Riverside Ca; daughter Carolyn Escalera Chavez of Riverside/Ventura, California; 12 grandchildren; 19 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren; brother Gilbert Vasquez of Riverside Ca.; sisters Esperanza "Hope" Delgado of...
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