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  A great story about one of our World War II Veterans, from the Santa Fe New Mexican. A W.W.II Veteran from Belen, did something He'd always wanted to do.

   Graduate from High School.  Luis Silva who landed at Omaha Beach on D-Day, always dreamt of getting his diploma. The 90 year old veteran recieved his

   this week, 71 years after He was drafted - Officials say that He earned the credits to graduate before the war.  After the war He returned home to Belen, got

   married and raised 4 children.  He proudly watched his children, grand-children, and great grand-children graduate.  This week Mr. Silva and his great -grand

    daughter graduated together.  Everyone have a good and safe Memorial Day.  Como Siempre, Ed Saiz

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ed Saiz

graduated from santa fe highschool in 1960.

graduated from cal. state univ. in hayward ca.

retired from fire service after 38 years

Married with a son & a daughter and 2 grandchildren.

Live in Auburn, Ca.

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