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October 24, 2012

A former WWII internee in hospice sets an example for family members by voting

Nic Kawaguchi of Boise has his own model of patriotism in the heat of this election season. It’s his grandfather, Frank Tanabe of Honolulu. The 93-year-old World War II veteran with inoperable liver cancer cast his vote from his hospice bed last week. A picture of Tanabe exercising that right, with the help of his wife, Setsuko, and a daughter, has gone viral

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