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Column - November 7, 2008

Diablo Views: Coffee with the veterans

by Dolores Fox Ciardelli

Seven-year-old Don Monson had been fishing with his friend Jimmy in Stockton that hot August day in 1945. They were headed home when another kid called across a field: "The war is over." They raced home and Jimmy's mother verified that the Japanese had indeed surrendered.

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