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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 Lawrence John

  Lawrence LaMar John, 91, passed away peacefully on Thursday, January 18, 2018. Born on March 2, 1926, in Thorndale, to Evan Lawrence John and Hazel (Kirk) John. He was a graduate of Coatesville High School, West Chester University and the University of Delaware. He worked in education for 35 years as a teacher, disciplinarian and administrator in the Harrisburg and Great Valley School Districts. Larry was an avid swimmer, enjoyed volleyball, hunting and shooting. He was a World War...
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