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A monument dedicated to recipient’s of the Purple Heart has been installed at the American Legion Post 568 in Stevensville.

STEVENSVILLE — Norman Sauser received his Purple Heart medal while in a hospital in Vietnam.

He’s one of three living and known members of the Stevensville American Legion Post to have received the military honor, which is awarded for any military member who is wounded or killed while serving.

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The Junior Auxiliary Legion wrote cards to Purple Heart veterans like Norman Sauser in Berrien County.

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Norman Sauser was awarded a Purple Heart medal in 1968 while in a Vietnam hospital.

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