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.
photo: Todd Heisler/The New York Times The New York Times has a profile of Long Island resident Hyman Strachman, "a 92-year-old, 5-foot-5 World War II veteran trying to stay busy after the death of his wife." He is one of the world'... Read Post
Post by Jeanne Sager In a beautiful reminder that true love knows no bounds, a veterans' home held its first ever gay wedding this weekend! A World War II veteran married his Vietnam veteran boyfriend. The happy couple is 95 and 67 ... Read Post
Post by Jeanne Sager I can't be the only American who could use a little Veterans Day pick-me-up. So let's dig in, shall we? A World War II veteran was finally awarded his military medals, 66 years after he was honorably discharged ... Read Post