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French Legion of Honor Ceremony

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The Lorain High School Jr. ROTC presents the colors. The medals are presented by Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr., assisted by Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director Tim Gorrell.

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Charles Malachosky is one of six Ohio veterans who helped liberate France.

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From left to right Bob McCurdy, accepting for his uncle Richard Robb, John Stauffer, John Turk, Jan Bucholz, accepting for her father John Weske, and Robert Zonneville.

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At center Robert Zonneville accepts the Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor.

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At center John Turk accepts the Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor. The medal is presented by Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr., left, and Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director Tim Gorrell, right.

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Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr. awards John Stauffer with the Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor.

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At center Bob McCurdy accepts the Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor for his uncle Richard Robb, who recently passed away. The medal is presented by Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr., left, and Ohio Department of Veterans Services Director Tim Gorrell, right.

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Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr. awards Charles Malachosky with the Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor Friday, 12/06/13, at the Ohio Veterans Home in Sandusky, Ohio. Six Ohio veterans who helped liberate France during World War II were awarded that medal.

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Karen McCurdy tears up as her uncle Richard Robb, who recently passed away, is awarded.

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Left to right John Stauffer and John Turk are two of six Ohio veterans who helped liberate France during World War II are awarded that country's Medal of Knight of the Legion of Honor

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Honorary Consul of France Stephen Knerly Jr. speaks.

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Charles Malachosky is one of six Ohio veterans who helped liberate France during World War II.

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