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Four Veterans Honored With Quilts Of Valor


Last updated 8/18/2021 at 6:18pm

Dr. James Tyson, standing tallest near center of photo, is surrounded by family, friends, quilters, and museum volunteers after receiving a Quilt of Valor.

Four local veterans, surrounded by their friends and family members, received Quilts of Valor in ceremonies on Aug. 14 at the Veterans History Museum of the Carolinas: John Fukushima, Doug May, Dr. James Tyson and Don Greene.

Blue Ridge Quilts of Valor quilters Sheila Solen, Bonnie Hartel and Bonnie Cunningham conducted the ceremonies. These patriotic, handmade quilts are design, crafted and lovingly presented to give comfort and to honor the veterans who protect the liberties and freedom of Americans.

Fukushima served in the U.S. Army in from 1962 through 1967, leaving the service with...

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