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98 Year Old Veteran Finally Gets His Commission

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“The arc of the moral universe is long, but it bends toward justice.”

Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

It’s a sad injustice that John Edward James had to wait so long for his commission as second Lieutenant. But the good news is that his family’s persistent advocacy finally made a difference.

 

Do your best anyway and never give up!

 

(Note on the quote: Dr. Martin Luther King was paraphrasing from the 1853 sermon “Of Justice and Conscience,” by Theodore Parker, a Unitarian minister and transcendentalist who called for the abolition of slavery.)

 

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Author: JoAnna

An open minded, tree-hugging Christian, former counselor, and life-long lover of animals, I'm returning to my creative roots and have published my first book: Trust the Timing, A Memoir of Finding Love Again. I also paint angels.

9 thoughts on “98 Year Old Veteran Finally Gets His Commission

  1. There is hope, no matter what!

  2. a wonderful resolution. Glad this veteran lived to be awarded. I shared it on my FB page! (via @SCPOdawg)

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