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Retired 1st Marine Division Gunnery Sgt. Tom Mazzarella, of Norwich, pays his respects to the American flag during a Flag Day ceremony at Davis Park in Danielson. Mazzarella served 23 years in the Marine Corps through World War II and Korea. He passed away on July 30, 2012 at the age of 91.
article - Never leave a young man behind: Photo of marine who slowed down to help a nine-year-old boy finish a 5k race goes viral.
It’s such a powerful image on so many levels: its honesty, its simplicity and its bravery, among them. And it proves once and for all that the repeal of Don’t Ask Don’t Tell didn’t allow gays and lesbians to join the Armed Forces—it allowed the ones that were already in it to serve openly and with dignity. Full story here: www.queerty.com/...