Viewpoint: Remember the heroes of D-Day
Published 06/04/2009, Woodbury Bulletin
On May 26, 1943, Red Wing high school senior Richard Ekholm celebrated his 18th birthday and days later walked across the Sheldon Auditorium stage in cap and gown. Just two months later, he boarded a Greyhound Bus destined for Fort Snelling where he joined the U.S. Army.Word count: 766
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