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WWII veteran refuses to close the book on his life



What a lesson! When I think how we so quickly give up our dreams and how we take for granted what appears to be so small to our eyes as reading…
This is a truly remarkable short video found on http://davidkanigan.com/2013/12/09/get-in-there-and-learn-baby-now/
Take a second to be truly inspired 🙂

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Published on Nov 8, 2013
As part of our continuing series “On the Road,” Steve Hartman meets 90-year-old Ed Bray, who served in World War II and has two Purple Hearts, but who could never read what they were for. After 89 years of covering up his illiteracy, Ed is starting a new chapter.
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4 responses »

  1. Yes we are never too old to learn 🙂 I should maybe take a leaf out of his book 😉 xxx

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  2. I come from a family of learners. My Mum began using computers in her 80s and a couple of years later worked from home every day (for an hour or so) backing up data for a large multi-branched international company. I, too, believe we are never too old to learn; in fact, learning keeps us young at heart. This man is SO inspiring! Thanks for sharing. ~ Linne

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