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Chinese American WWII vet Gilbert Hong Hin Hee died the day before he was to receive a Bronze Star

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COURTESY PHOTO Gilbert Hong Hin Hee
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Gilbert Hong Hin Hee

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                                The Bronze Star was to have been presented Saturday at Hee’s home in Hawaii Kai by retired Maj. Gen. Robert G.F. Lee, a former Hawaii state adjutant general and co-chairman of the Chinese American World War II Recognition Project-Hawaii.
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The Bronze Star was to have been presented Saturday at Hee’s home in Hawaii Kai by retired Maj. Gen. Robert G.F. Lee, a former Hawaii state adjutant general and co-chairman of the Chinese American World War II Recognition Project-Hawaii.

COURTESY PHOTO Gilbert Hong Hin Hee
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                                The Bronze Star was to have been presented Saturday at Hee’s home in Hawaii Kai by retired Maj. Gen. Robert G.F. Lee, a former Hawaii state adjutant general and co-chairman of the Chinese American World War II Recognition Project-Hawaii.