Wayne Weber, Resident of The Barrington of West Chester, Presented Multiple Awards for Service in World War II

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On March 20, Congressman John Boehner presented Wayne Weber with the Bronze Star Medal, the Combat Infantry Badge, and the Purple Heart. Mr. Weber served in the 182nd Battalion of the Army in World War II. A rifleman, Mr. Weber fought in the Pacific Philippines islands, where he “hit the beach” in Cebu City.

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The Healing Power of Stories in Our Lives

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Ever since cavemen told tales of the day’s hunt around the fire, we have been telling–and listening–to stories. But there is growing evidence that stories are not merely entertainment. Stories can actually help us connect to our own identities–even as dementia threatens to close the curtain.

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