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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 Clifford Farfel

Clifford Anthony "Angel" Farfel, long-time Durango-area resident and "Mayor" of Trimble Hot Springs, died peacefully in his sleep on Saturday, Oct. 25 at his home in Hermosa. He was just shy of his 93rd birthday. Clifford was born on Nov. 18, 1921, to Abraham Farfel and Berta Schoch Farfel. A man of the world, he didn't want to claim any one town as his birthplace. He attended Rutgers University for three years before joining the Army Air Corps in 1942 as an enlisted man. While stationed at...
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