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A run on Purple Hearts?

Published August 20, 2007 6:10PM (EDT)

"There have been a lot of guys wounded, but not to the point that we're out of medals." -- U.S. Marines spokesman Maj. J. DeLaRosa, explaining why a Korean War veteran should not have received a letter last week that awarded him a belated Purple Heart but said that the medals were "out of stock."

By Tim Grieve

Tim Grieve is a senior writer and the author of Salon's War Room blog.

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