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Thank you to the veterans

I had a lovely morning a couple of weeks ago chatting in the Elburn living room with Army veteran Bob Funderburke. Funderburke spoke about his time serving in Korea during the Korean conflict and at times held back tears as he recalled all the men he served with and some of those who didn't make it home. 

Funderburke spoke about how he came home and married at the age of 21. My eye was immediately drawn to the wedding photo of he and his wife, Theresa, on the wall. He and Theresa moved to Elburn after she became disabled and he cared for her until she passed away a few years ago. 

Thank you for sharing your story with us, Bob.

-Sandy Bressner


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