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Those Who Serve: WWII vet receives Purple Heart after 75 years of waiting

It was 75 years in the making, but WWII vet Gene Metcalfe finally received the award he earned while fighting behind enemy lines. At the American Legion Post in Fountain Hills Friday, Metcalfe was finally awarded the Purple Heart for injuries he received in the Dutch city of Nijmegen.