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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 Irving Rimer

Irving Rimer May 25, 1921 - October 14, 2014 Chapel Hill Irving Rimer, who as a visionary public information executive with the American Cancer Society from the late 1950s through the 1980s was a leader in the hard-fought battle against the tobacco industry that helped dramatically reduce smoking rates in the U.S., died Oct. 14 in Chapel Hill, N.C., after a brief illness. He was 93 years old. Mr. Rimer began his career with the American Cancer Society (ACS), in New York City, in an era...
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