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Funeral services set for Korea, Vietnam hero

Posted By -NO AUTHOR- On 06/21/2013 @ 12:16 am In Diversions,U.S. | No Comments

(Sacramento Bee) You don’t find many 17-year-olds marching in Veterans Day parades these days.

Even fewer are chauffeured along the route, named the parade’s grand marshal and given the military’s second-highest honor – and a key to the city – before a cheering crowd of 50,000.

But in 1951, Eliseo Garcia did just that.

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