HEROES: Medal from Garcia

Metal from garcia

Motionless in a wheelchair, swathed in blankets, his tired old face shaded by a broad fedora. Major Andrew Summers Rowan, 81, last week listened to a seven-gun salute in his honor on the lawn of Letterman General Hospital at San Francisco's Presidio (U. S. Army post). He also listened to a flowery speech by a gentleman in smoked glasses, Consul José Zarza of the Cuban Republic. The speech said that Major Rowan had performed a feat that was "an everlasting lesson" which "covered your army with glory," a deed for all to "love, admire...

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