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Japan Update
Singer Namie Amuro announces retirement next yearNamie Amuro, a popular singer from Okinawa, announced on her official website t
Japan Update / Posted 5 hours ago
Namie Amuro, a popular singer from Okinawa, announced on her official website that she would retire Sep. 16 next year. 40-year-old Amuro made her debut as a member of the band “Super Monkeys,” a Japanese idol group, in 1992. She started her solo... Read more
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Japan Update
“Taiwan Fair” at Times Building runs through Sep. 23“Taiwan Fair 2017 in Okinawa” sponsored by Taiwan Tourism Office, Ryukyu Taiwan
Japan Update / Posted 5 hours ago
“Taiwan Fair 2017 in Okinawa” sponsored by Taiwan Tourism Office, Ryukyu Taiwan Friendship Association, and Okinawa Times newspaper, started at the Times Building in Kumoji, Naha City, yesterday, and runs through the weekend. The fair features... Read more
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Japan Update
Okinawa land prices rose average 2.9% in 2016The Okinawa Prefecture Department of Planning published Tuesday results of a su
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
The Okinawa Prefecture Department of Planning published Tuesday results of a survey on benchmark land prices in the prefecture as of July 1st. On average, the price of all land except the forest areas rose 2.9% compared to the previous year, marking... Read more
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Japan Update
OCVB and Nanpo Co. collaborate in making shortbread productNanpo Co., and Naha based bakery, and Okinawa Convention Bureau (OCVB) announce
Japan Update / Posted yesterday
Nanpo Co., and Naha based bakery, and Okinawa Convention Bureau (OCVB) announced Tuesday that they have jointly developed a cookie for sale as a souvenir called “Okinawa Seaside Story.” This is the first time the OCVB has taken part in the... Read more
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Inquirier.net
Lose weight in 45 daysbut it was well worth it. Harris Mac will be in Manila Sept. 25-27. E-mail me
Inquirier.net / Posted yesterday
but it was well worth it. Harris Mac will be in Manila Sept. 25-27. E-mail me if you’re interested to talk to him at sandydaza@yahoo.ca My Japan food tour schedule: Fukuoka/Hiroshima/Osaka, Nov. 5-10; Hokkaido, Nov. 19-25; Okinawa, D... Read more
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Athens Banner-Herald
Bail at $3M for 2nd teen in veteran beating casefirst-degree robbery. The charges carry a potential life sentence. Police said
Athens Banner-Herald / Posted 2 days ago
first-degree robbery. The charges carry a potential life sentence. Police said Belton, who was wounded in the Battle of Okinawa, was beaten in his vehicle as he waited for a friend in the parking lot of an Eagles Lodge in north Spokane. Officers... Read more
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Daily Press
Navy has now fired at least six amid the fallout over deadly accidentsneeds, are expected to begin work in Japan as early as this week, Brown said.
Daily Press / Posted 2 days ago
needs, are expected to begin work in Japan as early as this week, Brown said. Rear Adm. Marc Dalton, commander of the Okinawa-based Task Force 76, will assume command from Williams, with Bennett's deputy commander, Capt. Jonathan Duffy, taking... Read more
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Japan Update
Uchina Farm wine wins gold medal second timereceived the bronze. Masato Aikawa, the executive manager of the farm, said, “
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
received the bronze. Masato Aikawa, the executive manager of the farm, said, “Our wine was valued for the use of 100% of Okinawa produce and fruity aroma and taste. We would like to continue to make wine that introduces the best of Okinawan... Read more
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Japan Update
Okinawa coffee shop owner wins coffee roasting championship38-year-old Yoshiyuki Nakamura, the owner of “Mame Polepole” home-roast coffee
Japan Update / Posted 2 days ago
38-year-old Yoshiyuki Nakamura, the owner of “Mame Polepole” home-roast coffee shop, is the first person from Okinawa to become the Japan Coffee Roasting Champion at a contest held in Tokyo. This was the second time Nakamura participated in the... Read more
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The Tampa Tribune
Things to Know in the U.S. for Sept. 19was 47 when she was killed by shrapnel while covering the Vietnam War in 1965.
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 days ago
was 47 when she was killed by shrapnel while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she joined the front lines on Iwo Jima, digging her own... Read more
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North Platte Bulletin
Tireless veteran spearheads 'Wreaths across Fort McPherson' drivesupplies to and from the Pacific Islands. He carried men, equipment and supplie
North Platte Bulletin / Posted 3 days ago
supplies to and from the Pacific Islands. He carried men, equipment and supplies during the battles for the Philippines and Okinawa. “We lost a lot of men,” he said. “Many men went in gung-ho and came back broken or in bags. I saw them go both... Read more
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WJFW Rhinelander
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding landmine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She
WJFW Rhinelander / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding landmine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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WLBT 3 Jackson
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
WLBT 3 Jackson / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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KTVN Reno
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
KTVN Reno / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
KTRE Lufkin and Nacogdoches / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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Hawaii News Now
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
Hawaii News Now / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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WALB Albany
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
WALB Albany / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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WFTV 9 Orlando
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
WFTV 9 Orlando / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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ABC 7 Gulfshore News
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineshrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. Sh
ABC 7 Gulfshore News / Posted 3 days ago
shrapnel from an exploding land mine while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. Her connection to the Marines began when she first visited the front lines on Iwo Jima. She... Read more
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News 8000
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
News 8000 / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
Stamford Advocate / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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The Greater New Milford Spectrum
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
The Greater New Milford Spectrum / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
Connecticut Post / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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The New Canaan News
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
The New Canaan News / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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San Francisco Chronicle
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
San Francisco Chronicle / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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MyMotherLode.com
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
MyMotherLode.com / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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Darien News-Review
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
Darien News-Review / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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The Fairfield Citizen
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
The Fairfield Citizen / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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San Antonio Express-News
Photographer who died in Vietnam named honorary Marineby shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'
San Antonio Express-News / Posted 3 days ago
by shrapnel from an exploding land while covering the Vietnam War in 1965. She'd also covered the battles of Iwo Jima and Okinawa during World War II. The Milwaukee Journal Sentinel reports that Chapelle was recently declared an honorary Marine... Read more
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The China Post
Japan deepens surveillance capabilities for base near controversial waterswaters 中文The Japan Coast Guard will strengthen its training system for JCG off
The China Post / Posted 4 days ago
waters 中文The Japan Coast Guard will strengthen its training system for JCG officers stationed on Miyakojima island in Okinawa Prefecture, a base for the defence of waters around the Senkaku Islands, known in Taiwan as the Diaoyutai Islands,... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Marine veteran describes Okinawa experience in Vietnam Warhis opportunity for Vietnam combat duty was quickly approaching since he receiv
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 4 days ago
his opportunity for Vietnam combat duty was quickly approaching since he received orders for overseas service. Traveling to Okinawa, he was assigned to a headquarters company with the 1st Marine Division at Camp Schwab. In the book "Not Your... Read more
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Bangor Daily News
Veteran actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91tobacco farmer father and hairdresser mother who divorced when he was a teenage
Bangor Daily News / Posted 4 days ago
tobacco farmer father and hairdresser mother who divorced when he was a teenager. Stanton, who was a cook at the battle of Okinawa during his U.S. Navy service in World War II, became interested in acting while attending the University of Kentucky... Read more
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Variety
Harry Dean Stanton: An Enigmatic Icon Whose Final Starring Role Might Be His Best“The Pacific Theater, as they say.” What he didn’t say: Stanton served aboard a
Variety / Posted 5 days ago
“The Pacific Theater, as they say.” What he didn’t say: Stanton served aboard a tank-landing ship during the Battle of Okinawa.) During his childhood in Lexington, “I sang barber shop harmony, and sort of got into performing. And it just came... Read more
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Boston Globe
New England news in briefRobert Cross. ‘‘We are so proud of him and everything he accomplished.’’ Cross
Boston Globe / Posted 5 days ago
Robert Cross. ‘‘We are so proud of him and everything he accomplished.’’ Cross had been stationed on the Japanese island of Okinawa for the past year and was training in Australia for the last three months, family members said. The Osprey crashed... Read more
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The Berkeley Daily Planet
The Freeze-for-Freeze Solution: An Alternative to Nuclear War. CategoryWashington and to the tens of thousands of American soldiers surrounding North
The Berkeley Daily Planet / Posted 5 days ago
Washington and to the tens of thousands of American soldiers surrounding North Korea to the south and east—in Japan and on Okinawa, Guam and other Pentagon-colonized islands in the Pacific. The Fourth Option: Diplomacy While the Pentagon cannot... Read more
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asianage
Harry Dean Stanton dead at 91follows an atheist who comes to terms with his own mortality. Harry was a part
asianage / Posted 5 days ago
follows an atheist who comes to terms with his own mortality. Harry was a part of a band which went by his own name as he was a talented musician who sang and played the guitar. He was also in the Navy during WWII and fought the Battle of Ok... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Wise People Take Social Security at 62Geographic Fellow, came out with the best-seller Blue Zones. The book detailed
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Geographic Fellow, came out with the best-seller Blue Zones. The book detailed five specific locations -- Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Loma Linda, California; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Ikaria, Greece -- where an unusual number of people lived to... Read more
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FOX Business
Why Wise People Take Social Security at 62Geographic Fellow, came out with the best-seller Blue Zones. The book detailed
FOX Business / Posted 5 days ago
Geographic Fellow, came out with the best-seller Blue Zones. The book detailed five specific locations -- Sardinia, Italy; Okinawa, Japan; Loma Linda, California; Nicoya, Costa Rica; and Ikaria, Greece -- where an unusual number of people lived to... Read more
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WTSP-TV Tampa
Character actor Harry Dean Stanton dies at 91and many other films and TV shows. Born in Kentucky, he served in the Navy in
WTSP-TV Tampa / Posted 6 days ago
and many other films and TV shows. Born in Kentucky, he served in the Navy in World War II and fought in the Battle of Okinawa. Jack Nicholson, Marlon Brando and Johnny Depp were lifelong friends. In recent years Stanton played the polygamist... Read more
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Japan Update
Four boys nabbed for vandalizing Chibichiri Gamain Namihira, Yomitan Village. The cave is a memorial for 85 local people who co
Japan Update / Posted 6 days ago
in Namihira, Yomitan Village. The cave is a memorial for 85 local people who committed mass suicide during the Battle of Okinawa. The four suspects were taken into custody of the Okinawa Prefectural Police department on Friday. They have... Read more
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Mashable
Harry Dean Stanton, 'Godfather II' and 'Alien' actor, dead at 91during World War II as a cook on an ammunitions ship. Most notably, the actor w
Mashable / Posted 6 days ago
during World War II as a cook on an ammunitions ship. Most notably, the actor was on board a Navy ship during the Battle of Okinawa in 1945. According to The Hollywood Reporter, Stanton was a talented singer and musician who played weekly gigs with... Read more
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News On 6 Tulsa
Harry Dean Stanton, 'Twin Peaks' and 'Repo Man' star, dies at 91statement said. Stanton was born in Kentucky and served in the U.S. Navy durin
News On 6 Tulsa / Posted 6 days ago
statement said. Stanton was born in Kentucky and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, fighting in the Battle of Okinawa. He eventually moved to Los Angeles, earning his first role in 1957's "Tomahawk Trail." Stanton appeared in... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Harry Dean Stanton, cult American actor, dies aged 91selling this shithole and buyin' a condo". Rest in peace, HD. You were great.
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted 6 days ago
selling this shithole and buyin' a condo". Rest in peace, HD. You were great. Stanton, who was a cook at the battle of Okinawa during his US Navy service in World War Two, became interested in acting while attending the University of Kentucky... Read more
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CBS News
Harry Dean Stanton, "Twin Peaks" star, dies at 91statement said. Stanton was born in Kentucky and served in the U.S. Navy durin
CBS News / Posted 6 days ago
statement said. Stanton was born in Kentucky and served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, fighting in the Battle of Okinawa. He eventually moved to Los Angeles, earning his first role in 1957's "Tomahawk Trail." Actor Harry Dean Stanton... Read more
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Daily Star
Hollywood star of God Father Part II and Cool Hand Luke diesto a tobacco farmer father and hairdresser mother who divorced when he was a te
Daily Star / Posted 6 days ago
to a tobacco farmer father and hairdresser mother who divorced when he was a teenager. He was a cook at the battle of Okinawa during his US Navy service in World War Two, became interested in acting while attending the University of Kentucky... Read more
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Stamford Advocate
Harry Dean Stanton, Enduring ‘Repo Man,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Actor, Dies at 91becoming a prolific character actor, Stanton served in the U.S. Navy during Wor
Stamford Advocate / Posted 6 days ago
becoming a prolific character actor, Stanton served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, fighting in the Battle of Okinawa. According to Kelly, Stanton first began acting after appearing on stage in a University of Kentucky production of... Read more
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Connecticut Post
Harry Dean Stanton, Enduring ‘Repo Man,’ ‘Alien,’ ‘Twin Peaks’ Actor, Dies at 91becoming a prolific character actor, Stanton served in the U.S. Navy during Wor
Connecticut Post / Posted 6 days ago
becoming a prolific character actor, Stanton served in the U.S. Navy during World War II, fighting in the Battle of Okinawa. According to Kelly, Stanton first began acting after appearing on stage in a University of Kentucky production of... Read more
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