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Thank you for the Quad-City Times columnist Barb Ickes' article, which spotlighted Pearl Harbor survivors Alvis Taylor, Eldon Baxter and their Mississippi Valley Pearl Harbor Survivors Association at the time of Mr. Taylor's passing. Although I did not know these heroes, I am always touched … Read more

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