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George Takei Invites Donald Trump to His Broadway Show to Learn About Japanese-American Internment 'Unless You're Chicken'

George Takei Invites Donald Trump to His Broadway Show to Learn About Japanese-American Internment 'Unless You're Chicken'

Originally posted 12/10/2015 04:05PM

George Takei is throwing it down.

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77-Year-Old Man Reunites with Polish Woman Whose Family Hid Him During the Holocaust: 'Whoever Saves One Soul, Saves the World'

77-Year-Old Man Reunites with Polish Woman Whose Family Hid Him During the Holocaust: 'Whoever Saves One Soul, Saves the World'

Originally posted 12/03/2015 02:55PM

An Israeli man and Polish woman reunited nearly seven decades after her Catholic family hid the man as a young boy during the Holocaust.

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WWII Veteran Reconnects with Long-Lost Love from the Other Side of the World After 71 Years

Originally posted 11/11/2015 05:35PM

Seventy years after losing touch, 93-year-old veteran Norwood Thomas has found his World War II girlfriend he thought had died.

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Families of African-American WWII Soldiers Awarded Medals of Honor 50 Years Later: 'These Men Were National Heroes'

Families of African-American WWII Soldiers Awarded Medals of Honor 50 Years Later: 'These Men Were National Heroes and Almost All Of Them Died Without Recognition'

Originally posted 10/14/2015 10:30AM

The families of seven African-American World War II veterans who received posthumous Medals of Honor will gather at the National World War II Museum on Wednesday to speak about the long fight for recognition.

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Remains of 36 Marines Killed in Bloody WWII Battle Return Home After More Than 70 Years

Remains of 36 Marines Killed in Bloody WWII Battle Return Home After More Than 70 Years

Originally posted 07/27/2015 12:20PM

More than 70 years ago, they died in one of the bloodiest battles of World War II. Now, they've returned home.

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President Obama Meets Nation's Oldest Veteran, 110, Calls Her a 'Trailblazer' (PHOTO)

President Obama Meets Nation's Oldest Veteran, 110, Calls Her a 'Trailblazer' (PHOTO)

Originally posted 07/17/2015 04:20PM

Emma Didlake was a 38-year-old wife and mother of five children when she felt the call to service in 1943 as the country was in the midst of World War II.

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Meet a World War II Veteran Who's a Bona Fide Athlete – at 100 Years Old

100-Year-Old Man Competes in Meijer State Games of Michigan Despite Age Bracket Ending at 99

Originally posted 06/29/2015 03:15PM

Fred Winter does 100 push-ups a day – one for each year he has been alive.

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Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Audrey Hepburn Weighed 88 Lbs. After World War II, Son Reveals

Originally posted 06/23/2015 09:00AM

Although Audrey Hepburn has always been held up as a model of thinness, her son reveals that the root of her thin physique was her extreme malnourishment during the war.

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