Colonel

The Colonel

The Colonel

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In our hallways, bedrooms and dining rooms, we have people who have unselfishly served in the U.S. Armed Forces. As young people, they left the familiarity of their hometowns and created their own piece of history. When I first met 93-year-old Vivian, she was sitting erect in her wheelchair, shoulders squared with her body "at attention." Her snow white hair framed her face and her strikingly blue eyes glared at me.