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MAR 13, 2014 - San Francisco Chronicle

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Medal of Honor recipient Ola Lee Mize dies at 82

(AP) — Friends and colleagues remember Medal of Honor recipient Ola Lee Mize as a hero and leader who refused to accept mediocrity from those who served under him. The Gadsden man received the nation's highest military honor in 1954 for his actions the previous year during the Korean War. Rick Vaughan was Veterans Affairs officer for Etowah County and knew the retired Army colonel for many years. Vaughan said Mize tried to refuse the Medal of Honor until the men serving under him were also honored. Vaughan said Mize loved the United States and went out of his way to help people. Retired ... Read More

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