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News - November 13, 2013

Woodsider accepts Purple Heart on brother's behalf

by Dave Boyce

Woodside resident Teresa Dentino accepted a Purple Heart medal in a Veterans Day ceremony Monday in Palo Alto on behalf of her brother, Sgt. Merle Dentino, a native of Peoria, Illinois, and a U.S. Army sergeant killed in 1970 by friendly fire during the Vietnam War.

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