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.
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.
When a young boy named Matix turned three years old, he received a gift that would delight just about anyone: two miniature horses.
As a Radioman for the Navy during World War II, James Carter sailed to the Philippines, Japan, and back. But this was the first time he had ever visited the World War II Memorial in Washington.
“I am proud to call Chicago home because of people like Lucille.”
— Rahm Emanuel
Lillie Patterson and Virginia Wood were honored at a celebration Friday as they received their awards from Congressman Daniel Lipinski and Alderman Marty Quinn.
TOURNAMENT UPDATE from Kim Koppert, Programming Director at Arté:
“All teams are progressing nicely. The Late Bloomers have won all of their games and are tied for 1st; Lucky Strikers have 12 out of 20 points and are tied for 3rd; The Hot Shots have 10 out of 20 points and are in 5th. All three teams still are in the running to make the playoffs as we enter our 5th week of play.”