Last Hero

Though that day in the jungle was more than 60 years ago, people still ask Ted Kenna why he did what he did. Why, with Japanese machine guns pinning down his company from less than 50 m away, did he decide to stand up and fire back, killing the enemy crew even as their bullets passed between his arms and body? And the 86-year-old is still surprised people wonder at what is so clear to him: "I found myself there, and to see, I had to get up - and to get up, I had to show myself. So I just...

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