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Newsfront - September 26, 2008

Stolen WWII medals replaced ... 50 years later

Danville Vet gets awards after discussing theft with congressman

by Geoff Gillette

It wasn't the lawn of the White House, but you couldn't tell that by the pride shining in the eyes of the health care providers at the Danville Rehabilitation Center. Or in the bearing of 86-year-old William Krebs, disdaining a wheelchair to stand to receive service medals for his time spent in the Navy during World War II.

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