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    Opening Your Heart To Purple Heart Veterans And Military Families

    Written by Family Video Coupon on August 14, 2014. Posted in Charitable donations, Clothing donation, Clothing donations

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    August 7, 2014 marked National Purple Heart Day, a day in which Americans across the nation took a moment to show their appreciation and support of Purple Heart Recipients and veterans, as well as their families. August 7 is a special day, as it commemorates the date in which the medal was first issued.

    You may be wondering what is a Purple Heart in the military, and who is eligible to receive one. The military order of the Purple Heart is an honored United States military decoration given in the name of the President to those soldiers wounded or killed while serving in the military. The medal itself dates as far back 1782. To date, there are a total of 1.9 million soldiers who have received a prestigious medal from the military order of the Purple Heart.

    In light of National Purple Heart Day, Ameri

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