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92-Year-Old Veteran Breaks the Law to Support Our Troops

Post by Jeanne Sager It's hard to hate on Hyman Strachman. He's a 92-year-old World War II veteran who was featured in The New York Times over the weekend because he's sent some 4,000 boxes full of DVDs to members of our nation's military serving overseas. Sounds like quite a mensch? Well, that and one of the world's biggest bootleggers. Shocked you, didn't I? Now you know why he ended up in the Grey Lady.
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The New York Times tells the story of 92-year-old Hyman Strachman, a World War II veteran who, in 2004, reconnected with the military when he began shipping bootlegged DVDs to the troops almost as soon as the movies themselves were ...

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