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Korea War Hero Gets Medals

Updated: Monday, January 21 2013, 09:06 PM EST
A Rutherfordton native is finally honored for his service in the Korean War, more than 60-years-ago.   
80-year-old Joe Ford received the Purple Heart, Prisoner Of War Medal and Korean War Service Medal during a ceremony at the VA Hospital in Asheville Saturday. 
His wife of 59-years says it means a lot, but also was a long time coming. 

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Korea War Hero Gets Medals


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