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Paying tribute to Our Valley's Bravest

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YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio - The Veterans of the Valley Luncheon paid tribute to more than 250 of our Valley's Bravest, including a Silver Star recipient from World War II.

Eighty-nine-year old Homer Marsh enlisted in the Army in 1943 at the age of 18.

He was sent to Germany where he provided first aid to wounded soldiers on the front line until he was captured by a German patrol.

"I was with another guy. He drove the Jeep. We took patients back to the aid station then came back up, went around a bend and there they were," Marsh said.

Homer was featured on 21 News last August when we recognized him for being a ticket taker at the Canfield Fair for 54 years.

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