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Woodside resident to receive Purple Heart on brother's behalf

Original post made on Nov 7, 2013

==B Expanded version of an earlier story.== Woodside resident Teresa Dentino will receive a Purple Heart medal on behalf of her brother, Sgt. Merle Dentino, a U.S. Army sergeant killed by friendly fire during the Vietnam War. The noon ceremony at the Palo Alto VA medical center complex is set for Veterans Day, Monday, Nov. 11.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, November 7, 2013, 11:25 AM

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Posted by pearl
a resident of another community
on Nov 7, 2013 at 2:59 pm

My heartfelt thanks to Sgt. Dentino and his family for serving our country. I'm so glad Sgt. Dentino is finally being awarded a Purple Heart medal. RIP Sgt. Dentino.


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Posted by An American Hero
a resident of Menlo Park: Fair Oaks
on Nov 7, 2013 at 9:55 pm

It is touching the government and military has not forgotten about those who lost their lives serving the country decades ago. I know the people of this country have not forgotten either. Thank you Sgt. Dentino.


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Posted by POGO
a resident of Woodside: other
on Nov 8, 2013 at 8:29 am

Along with the other posters, I wish to extend my sincere thanks to the Dentino family for the service and sacrifices made by their family.


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