Sunday, April 10, 2011

His time during World War 2, continued...

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Examiner article

Gabe Vaccaro is my boyfriend’s great grandpa. He is a resilient man at the ripe age of 90 years old. He is active and he loves his life! He enjoys talking about his years in the military, he lights up when he is asked about it.

It is interesting that he didn’t want to join the military originally. He volunteered before the draft was implemented but, in the end, he loved his time in the navy.

I haven’t talked to anyone who regrets joining and I’ve talked to many veterans while volunteering at the VA hospital. These soldiers really do share a code of honor; they are true heroes!

Are you doing anything to help our country? Drop a comment and share your story, I would love to read it!

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