Tuesday, October 15, 2013

Wednesday Hero


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Nelson Draper
Nelson Draper
 96 years old from Barstow, California
 June 23, 1917 - September 22, 2013

  U.S. Marines

Another Navajo Code Talker has passed away. Nelson Draper died on September 22 at the age of 96. There are only an estimated 25-65 Code Talkers left with us.
 I couldn't find much on Mr. Draper, but what I could you can read   here and  here


These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them Hero.

 Those Who Say That We're In A Time When There Are No Heroes, They Just Don't Know Where To Look

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