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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 William Sessoms

William W Sessoms Stuart Dr. William (Bill) Walter Sessoms, age 97, of Stuart, Florida died on Monday, June 12, 2017 at Martin Memorial Hospital. He was born in Roseboro, N.C. on August 21, 1919 to Jerome Lee Sessoms and Sally Maggie Bowles. Bill grew up on the family farm in Leland, N.C. and helped his family live off the land and worked odd jobs during the depression era. In 1940 he received his BS degree from Wake Forest College located in Wake Forest, N.C.. He taught High School...
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