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Japanese-American vets humbled by honor


    World War II?veteran George Harada shared a laugh with his daughter, Karen Harada, on Sunday as she helped him gather his carry-on belongings at Honolulu Airport. Harada and a handful of other veterans are headed for Washington, D.C., to receive the Congressional Gold Medal.

    U.S. Army Sgt. Mark Shannon, right, crossed paths with World War II?veteran Tadashi "Tad"?Fukumoto on Sunday at Honolulu Airport. Shannon, who returned from Iraq in July, was headed to Fort Bragg, N.C. Fukumoto was with the Military Intelligence Service.

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