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In Honor Of Memorial Day

I've been thinking a lot about my Grandpa Bill the last few days as Memorial Day has approached. Not only is he my hero, but he's a war hero. It's been a little over one year since he passed. A few months ago, on the one year anniversary of his passing, I wrote a true… Continue reading In Honor Of Memorial Day

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A Heroic War Story: Remembering Grandpa Bill

The following is a true story. My Grandfather, William Robert Silvestri (Bill), at the age 17 enrolled in the United States Navy. In only his first few months of duty lies a heroic war story, one that deserves a proper accounting for our family's records. I've pieced together the details of that story below, as… Continue reading A Heroic War Story: Remembering Grandpa Bill