‘America Was Behind Me’

The following excerpt is from The Wall Street Journal.

A Long-overdue Medal of Honor for a hero of the Vietnam War.

Decades overdue, the United States on Friday honored a courageous hero who blazed a trail of leadership that still inspires.

There are some people who manage to rise to the occasion in a moment when they are most needed and somehow summon the will to go above and beyond the call of duty. And then there are people like Paris Davis, who manage to perform such acts of bravery again and again, moment after moment, hour after hour after hour. The Journal’s Joseph Pisani reports ....view here

By James Freeman

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