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KPLC Lake Charles
Family: Former local football star, who was killed Friday, had dreams of coachingA former standout football player was gunned down in Algiers Friday, according
Family: Former local football star, who was killed Friday, had dreams of coaching
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted 19 hours ago
A former standout football player was gunned down in Algiers Friday, according to family members. Tollette 'Tonka' George, 23, was shot and killed near the corner of Lauradale Drive and Vespasian, just before 10 p.m. Police say that when responding... Read more
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KSLA-TV Shreveport
Family: Former local football star, killed Friday, had dreams of being a coachA former standout football player was gunned down in Algiers Friday, according
Family: Former local football star, killed Friday, had dreams of being a coach
KSLA-TV Shreveport / Posted 20 hours ago
A former standout football player was gunned down in Algiers Friday, according to family members. Tollette 'Tonka' George, 23, was shot and killed near the corner of Lauradale Drive and Vespasian, just before 10 p.m. Police say that when responding... Read more
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The New Ulm Journal
VFW Gold finishes with a victorythey were," Munce said. It was also a game where New Ulm found out in the midd
VFW Gold finishes with a victory
The New Ulm Journal / Posted 21 hours ago
they were," Munce said. It was also a game where New Ulm found out in the middle of the game that regardless if it won, it would not be playing Sunday when Wayzata beat Tonka. "They knew and I think that it dropped us down a notch," Mun... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Three shootings, two fatal, in 24 hours in Algiersis look at some of them and you might get shot," Getridge said. Afterward, Get
Three shootings, two fatal, in 24 hours in Algiers
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted yesterday
is look at some of them and you might get shot," Getridge said. Afterward, Getridge said he realized his nephew, Tollete 'Tonka' George had been targeted and died. George, an Edna Karr alum, recently graduated from Alcorn State where he played... Read more
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The Advocate
Former Edna Karr football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George shot dead in AlgiersFormer Alcorn State wide receiver and New Orleans high school football standout
Former Edna Karr football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George shot dead in Algiers
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Former Alcorn State wide receiver and New Orleans high school football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George was fatally shot in Algiers on Friday night. New Orleans Police Department officers responded to a call shortly before 10 p.m. for aggravated... Read more
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The Advocate
Alcorn State football player Tollette 'Tonka' George shot dead in Algiers on Friday nightFormer Alcorn State wide receiver Tollette 'Tonka' George was fatally shot in A
Alcorn State football player Tollette 'Tonka' George shot dead in Algiers on Friday night
The Advocate / Posted yesterday
Former Alcorn State wide receiver Tollette 'Tonka' George was fatally shot in Algiers on Friday night. New Orleans Police Department officers responded to a call shortly before 10 p.m. for aggravated battery near a shooting around Vespasian Street... Read more
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KPLC Lake Charles
Former Edna Karr football standout shot, killed in Algierswas pronounced dead on the scene. Family on the scene identified the man as fo
Former Edna Karr football standout shot, killed in Algiers
KPLC Lake Charles / Posted yesterday
was pronounced dead on the scene. Family on the scene identified the man as former Edna Karr football standout Tollette 'Tonka' George according to our partners at NOLA.com/ The Times-Picayune. If you have any information on this shooting,... Read more
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Sun Star
Estremera: Generation thru generationIt was never AND. During those days, having no toys wasn’t a big deal. We made
Estremera: Generation thru generation
Sun Star / Posted yesterday
It was never AND. During those days, having no toys wasn’t a big deal. We made ours. But of course, I loved to gawk at the Tonka Toys at Aldevinco while we shop for Gregg school shoes that I will be wearing for the next three to four years. Was it... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Former Alcorn State wide receiver killed in New Orleansdead at the scene. George was a NOLA native, shining at Edna Karr before attend
Former Alcorn State wide receiver killed in New Orleans
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted yesterday
dead at the scene. George was a NOLA native, shining at Edna Karr before attending Alcorn State. He graduated in May. "Tonka" played five seasons for the Braves, helping the team win back-to-back SWAC championships. George led Alcorn in... Read more
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NBC New York
3 Nabbed With Weapons Cache at NYC Tunnel Head to Courtallegedly found in their vehicle. A search of the vehicle -- a brightly colore
3 Nabbed With Weapons Cache at NYC Tunnel Head to Court
NBC New York / Posted 4 days ago
allegedly found in their vehicle. A search of the vehicle -- a brightly colored Dodge utility vehicle with logo decals for Tonka, Monster energy drinks and another one that read "Higher Ground Tactical", apparently a gun range and shop in Emmaus,... Read more
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Daily Mail
Baby wombat adorably jumps and run around the room with his carerthe wisdom of allowing your wombats to have caffeinated coffee in the morning,’
Baby wombat adorably jumps and run around the room with his carer
Daily Mail / Posted 4 days ago
the wisdom of allowing your wombats to have caffeinated coffee in the morning,’ one person commented. RELATED ARTICLES Tonka the wombat who became 'depressed' because he missed...Would you like me to start with lights or darks?... Read more
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Gawker
Three Heavily-Armed Possible Vigilantes Arrested On Their Way To NYC To "Save A Friend Who Is On Heroin"was pulled over for a cracked windshield and the police noticed the first of ma
Three Heavily-Armed Possible Vigilantes Arrested On Their Way To NYC To "Save A Friend Who Is On Heroin"
Gawker / Posted 5 days ago
was pulled over for a cracked windshield and the police noticed the first of many weapons. The vehicle had decals for Tonka, Monster energy drinks and several logos for Higher Ground Tactical, a gun range in Emmaus, Pennsylvania, about two... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Five gray wolf puppies born at Animal World and Snake Farm Zoogray wolf puppies! The puppies' names are all of Native American descent. Koda
Five gray wolf puppies born at Animal World and Snake Farm Zoo
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 5 days ago
gray wolf puppies! The puppies' names are all of Native American descent. Koda, friend, Nanoon, little white bear, Winona, firstborn daughter, Tonka, big one, and Shasta, kind teacher, are all doing well at the zoo. kbradshaw@expres... Read more
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The Borneo Post
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in AustraliaThis undated handout picture provided by Billabong Sanctuary shows the bare-nos
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australia
The Borneo Post / Posted 6 days ago
This undated handout picture provided by Billabong Sanctuary shows the bare-nosed wombat named Tonka looking into the camera at the Billabong Sanctuary in Townsville. — AFP photo SYDNEY: An Australian wombat who became depressed after a massive... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australiathrough his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has die
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australia
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 6 days ago
through his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has died, prompting an outpouring on social media. Tonka, a bare-nosed wombat, was raised by rangers at Queensland's Billabong Sanctuary after his mother was hit and killed on... Read more
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PhysOrg
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in AustraliaTonka looks into the camera at the Billabong Sanctuary An Australian wombat who
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australia
PhysOrg / Posted 6 days ago
Tonka looks into the camera at the Billabong Sanctuary An Australian wombat who became depressed after a massive cyclone tore through his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has died, prompting an outpouring on social... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australiathrough his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has die
Sad wombat who warmed hearts dies in Australia
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 6 days ago
through his wildlife park home, depriving him of cuddles with tourists, has died, prompting an outpouring on social media. Tonka looks into the camera at the Billabong Sanctuary Tonka, a bare-nosed wombat, was raised by rangers at Queensland's... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Hundreds pay tribute on social media after beloved wombat Tonka diesBeloved Queensland wombat Tonka dies in sanctuary, hundreds pay tribute on soci
Hundreds pay tribute on social media after beloved wombat Tonka dies
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
Beloved Queensland wombat Tonka dies in sanctuary, hundreds pay tribute on social media Tonka the wombat, who made international headlines after being diagnosed with depression after Cyclone Yasi hit north Queensland, has died. The cuddle-loving... Read more
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WXIA-TV Atlanta
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WXIA-TV Atlanta / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WWL-TV, Channel 4 New Orleans / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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WLTX-TV Columbia
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WLTX-TV Columbia / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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WLBZ Bangor
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WLBZ Bangor / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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WKYC Cleveland
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
WKYC Cleveland / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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13 WMAZ Macon
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Daymost people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
13 WMAZ Macon / Posted 10 days ago
most people don't get to do every day: operate heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesa... Read more
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USA Today
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Dayheavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations
Give Dad an 'experience' for Father's Day
USA Today / Posted 10 days ago
heavy machinery like bulldozers and earth-movers. This company, with locations in Minnesota and Texas, will let Dad relive his Tonka truck days, but with life-size "toys." Visit extremesandbox.com. Read or Share this story: http://usat.ly/... Read more
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The New Zealand Herald
June 16: Smell like a Jediwith a blend of pink pepper, water lily, musk and sandalwood. Empire mixes note
June 16: Smell like a Jedi
The New Zealand Herald / Posted 11 days ago
with a blend of pink pepper, water lily, musk and sandalwood. Empire mixes notes of lime, apple, amber, patchouli and tonka-bean for a "seductive fragrance". For the ladies, Amidala captures Padme's "royal elegance" and "strong, indomitable... Read more
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examiner.com
Father's Day Favorites: 2016 Gift Guideevokes a vintage masculine ritual. The initial stimulating surge of basil and l
Father's Day Favorites: 2016 Gift Guide
examiner.com / Posted 12 days ago
evokes a vintage masculine ritual. The initial stimulating surge of basil and lavender is warmed by gentle notes of tonka beans and white musk. “At the Barber’s” is a unique interpretation of fern, leaving subtle leathery and woody scents in... Read more
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/Film
Star Wars Cologne Will Let You Smell Like A Jediby chords from apple and jasmine in the heart. The composition is completed by
Star Wars Cologne Will Let You Smell Like A Jedi
/Film / Posted 13 days ago
by chords from apple and jasmine in the heart. The composition is completed by a base of amber, sandalwood, patchouli and tonka bean. The fruity-oriental fragrance Star Wars Amidala envelops its wearer with an elegant and sensual aura and royal... Read more
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Char-Koosta News
Kicking Horse Job Corp names John Wheeler as center director during open housefor their chosen field. Heavy equipment operator student, Isaiah Eastman said,
Kicking Horse Job Corp names John Wheeler as center director during open house
Char-Koosta News / Posted 17 days ago
for their chosen field. Heavy equipment operator student, Isaiah Eastman said, “When I was younger I used to play with Tonka trucks and dreamed of operating this type of equipment. I came to Kicking Horse looking for a better life. I wanted... Read more
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Wired News
Epic Photos of the New Panama Canal Will Make You Feel Teenyheat, and about that crafty boat captain who tricked him. What inspired you? W
Epic Photos of the New Panama Canal Will Make You Feel Teeny
Wired News / Posted 17 days ago
heat, and about that crafty boat captain who tricked him. What inspired you? When you’re a little boy you play with Tonka trucks and stuff, and here I was as an adult wanting to see that on a real-life scale. It was all the biggest machines,... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
WA start-ups seize new opportunities amid resources downturnanalysis to actually detect it on the back of trucks," Mr Vincent said. "And f
WA start-ups seize new opportunities amid resources downturn
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 17 days ago
analysis to actually detect it on the back of trucks," Mr Vincent said. "And for the sake of the actual event, we got a Tonka toy and an iPhone and threw some garden rocks in the back, in front of all the judges." More stories from Western... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers in Kumasithe police suspect that, they (suspects) get their supply of weapons from one A
Police Arrest Suspected Armed Robbers in Kumasi
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
the police suspect that, they (suspects) get their supply of weapons from one Ambulay at Agogo, who is now at large, while Tonka from Koforidua, Mark 2, Azana Kassim, alias 50 Cent at Ahensan, Sulemana Safiano alias Keshi, Kwame Anafo alias... Read more
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WCNC Charlotte
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
WCNC Charlotte / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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5KSDK St. Louis
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
5KSDK St. Louis / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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KREM.com Spokane
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
KREM.com Spokane / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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11 News Houston
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
11 News Houston / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
WFAA Dallas-Fort Worth / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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heraldscotland
Brothers who fought on D-Day: One lived; One died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: One lived; One died
heraldscotland / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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The Kitsap Sun
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
The Kitsap Sun / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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York Daily Record
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
York Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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Detroit Free Press
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
Detroit Free Press / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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Daily Journal
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
Daily Journal / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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The Clarion-Ledger
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
The Clarion-Ledger / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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Daily Record
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
Daily Record / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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Elmira Star-Gazette
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
Elmira Star-Gazette / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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The Arizona Republic
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
The Arizona Republic / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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KENS 5 San Antonio
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
KENS 5 San Antonio / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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KTVB Boise
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my
Brothers who fought on D-Day: 1 lived; 1 died
KTVB Boise / Posted 20 days ago
“I was about 4. He came to visit my parents, his brother. He brought me and my sister both a gift. I think mine was a Tonka truck.” James may be the only person alive who remembers Jesse. The rest of the family knows him only through old... Read more
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