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The Caisson Platoon: Part I

Honoring a Young Veteran of “The Old Guard” Read John Thomas’ story.

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The Caisson Platoon: Part II

John Thomas tells about serving with one of America’s most distinguished platoons. Read his story.

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1967 Detroit Riot Recalled

Local residents recall living through the Detroit riot 50 years ago. Read their story.

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Memorial Day 2017: Vietnam Veteran Remembered

Wilber Breseman understood and lived the true meaning of “Play the Game.” Read his story.

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Spiritual Nexus: Discovery in America’s Heartland

My book, Spiritual Nexus: Discovery in America’s Heartland, is now available. Join me as I explore five remarkable spiritual centers nestled in the beautiful countryside of…

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WW II Ended 70 Years Ago

Local residents recall that “unforgettable day” Read their story.

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Remembering Vietnam: Part 1

Local veterans and residents recall that long and bloody ordeal on the 40th anniversary of the war’s end. Read their story.

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Remembering Vietnam: Part 2

This is the second article in a two-part series on the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War. Read my story. 

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“Never Quit”

Veteran’s Day 2014: African-American World War II veteran recalls Nazi horrors and combat in Europe. Read his story.

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“For Your Tomorrow, We Gave Our Today.”

Memorial Day 2014: Remembering local residents who died fighting for their country in three epic battles of World War II, and a story about a Civil…

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