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Lauren Parrino and Jazmine Roberson

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Transcript of Lauren Parrino and Jazmine Roberson

Donald Leroy Truesdell
August 8th,1906-
September 21st, 1993
Lauren Parrino & Jazmine Roberson
Facts:
U.S. Marine Corps
Nicaraguan Cross of Valor
Occupaqtion of Nicaragua
Recieved Purple Heart & Medal of Honor
Obtained Cheif Warrant Officer title
Characteristics:
Heroism
Bravery
Complete opposite of selfish
Fearless
Puts his men before him
Courage
Honor
Patriotism
Citizenship
Rifle grenade fell from patrols carrier
It hit a rock and ignited within the immediate vincity of several men
Corpal Truesdell (several yards away) could have ran for shelter and safety
He grabbed the grenade, knowing it would detinate within seconds, and tried throwing it away but exploded in his hand
Lost his right hand and several serious wounds to his body
Actions:
Soucres:
www.cmohs.org
www.Wikipedia.com
Being an American:
Being an American is about showing love, patriotism, and citizenship towards your country. Representing honor, courage, and being apart of The Land of The Free. It is a privilege that many of us take for granted.
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