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November 2, 2011

Nisei WWII veterans awarded Congressional Gold Medal

The old men, soldiers once upon an awful time, stood as proud as age would allow. They were, and are, nisei, second-generation Japanese-Americans who in World War II fought tenaciously for the very country that had interned them and their family members. "We had a duty to prove, beyond any shadow of a doubt, our patriotism," Iso said. Point proved.

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