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Letters: Real heroes don't need violence

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Posted: Saturday, March 26, 2011 8:30 am

As a Vietnam era veteran, I hear the big-mouth, gun-nuts spewing immature hero-complex bile. Real combat vets know the debilitating effects of violence, sometimes lasting for generations. It’s what post-traumatic stress does.

Real heroes, like Ike Comacho, have quietly endured with grace and bring honor to the most special of military awards, the Medal of Honor.

D.J. Diebold

Scottsdale/Mesa

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