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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 Halligan

William J. Halligan, age 90, whose very full and successful life included many loves like the city and people of Lake Forest, traveling around the world, philanthropy, real estate development, the Bears and Cubs, and most of all his family, died peacefully on October 19th, 2014. Born in Sommerville, Massachusetts in 1924, Bill grew up in the Chicago area, where he excelled in school academics and athletics - most notably swimming. After high school he proudly served his country during WWII...
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