World War II veteran Merle “Jack” Hammersley salutes Brig. Gen. James Ernst after Ernst and then U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. D-N.C., presented him with a belated Bronze Star on Sept. 13, 2013 at Durham County Memorial Stadium.
World War II veteran Merle “Jack” Hammersley salutes Brig. Gen. James Ernst after Ernst and then U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. D-N.C., presented him with a belated Bronze Star on Sept. 13, 2013 at Durham County Memorial Stadium. Herald-Sun file photo
World War II veteran Merle “Jack” Hammersley salutes Brig. Gen. James Ernst after Ernst and then U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan. D-N.C., presented him with a belated Bronze Star on Sept. 13, 2013 at Durham County Memorial Stadium. Herald-Sun file photo

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