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Delmar Strunk, of Scotland, talks to the crowd after receiving the Bronze Star, Asiatic-Pacific Theater Campaign Medal, U.S. Army Ranger Tab, and the Presidential Unit Citation for his military service during WWII. Strunk received his awards 70 years after his service during a medal presentation at the Scotland City Hall auditorium Wednesday afternoon. (Sean Ryan/The Daily Republic)

Scotland man waits 70 years for WWII medals

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SCOTLAND -- Delmar Strunk was never sure the moment would occur.

But Wednesday in Scotland, after nearly 70 years of waiting, Strunk and his heroic service took center stage.


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