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Apr 24, 2014 12:46 PM by David Randall

WWII vet receives overdue medals

A World War II veteran has finally been honored with the medals he deserved after sacrificing his own safety for the well-being of others.

In a ceremony Wednesday at the office of Nebraska Congressman Lee Terry Jr., Ed Sobczyk stepped into the spotlight.

For the 94-year-old Sobczyk, the medals, the honors came 70 years after the fight.

"Sometimes I get goose pimples thinking about it," he said. "You're wondering if you're ever going to forget it but you never do. You just don't forget it."

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