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Nelson Draper Is A Wednesday Hero

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Nelson
Draper

96 years old from Barstow, California

June 23, 1917 – September 22, 2013


u .S. Marines

Another Navajo Code Talker has passed away. Nelson Draper died on
September 22 at the age of 96. There are only an estimated 25-65 Code
Talkers left with us. I couldn’t find much on Mr. Draper, but what I
could you can read here
and here.

These brave men and women sacrifice so much in their lives just so
others may get to enjoy freedom. For that I am proud to call them
Hero.

Those Who Say That We’re In A Time When
There Are No Heroes, They Just Don’t Know Where To Look

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October 17, 2013   1 Comment