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Saturday, December 20, 2014

heroes

Thanksgiving is a time to appreciate our heroes

Columnist Steve Stricker writes this week about one his heroes – his son. (November 23, 2014, Page 2C)

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    Looking for a hero? Look no further

    Do we use the term “hero” too freely these days? Editor Don Whitten tends to feel that way, and he writes about Medal of Honor winner Kyle Carpenter — who and what we need to measure the meaning of the word against. (June 23, 2014, Page 4A)

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      Thanks, veterans

      Editor Don Whitten writes about the history of Armistice and Veterans Day and urges all to thank the veterans they know and honor all that serve our country. (November 11, 2013, Page 4A)

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        Letters to the Editor

        Shirley Carothers submitted a poem written to honor veterans on Veterans Day, while Betty Williams writes with information and a reminder that November is Native American Heritage Month. (November 11, 2013, Page 4A)

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          Appreciating a local hero in education

          Columnist Steve Stricker writes about one of his heroes, former UM Chancellor Robert C. Khayat. (October 4, 2013, Page 1B)

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            The bright side of a dark night

            We all feel like we’ve come to know victims of the Aurora, Colo., theater shooting a bit better, but Oxford EAGLE News Editor Jonathan Scott and his family actually do know people who were in Theater 9 two weeks ago. Scott tells the story of Steve Barton and Ethan Rodriguez-Torrent, who were visitors in the Oxford community for a couple of days on their tour across the country that included a stop in Aurora. (August 3, 2012, Page 4A)

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              You Are A Diamond

              Sometimes teachers inspire students; sometimes, it’s the other way around. That’s the case for local columnist and college instructor Jimmy Reed, who writes about the heroic deeds of one of his students that he calls “a diamond.” (May 10, 2011, Page 4)

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