Military veterans receive overdue medals

9:09 PM, Sep 14, 2013   |    comments
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NEW PORT RICHEY, Florida -- A Vietnam veteran and World War II veteran both received medals that were long overdue.

Lewis Cox was awarded the Purple Heart 50 years after serving in Vietnam, while former prisoner of war McPherson Plecker was awarded nine medals 72 years after he joined the U.S. Navy.

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