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Clovis residents embark on the 13th Central Valley Honor Flight to Washington D.C.

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Washington, May 5, 2017 | By Lauren Mueller, The Fresno Bee | comments

Joseph Cluff, 80, of Clovis was not sure he wanted to go on the Honor Flight.

That changed.

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There was a very special moment at the World War II memorial for this honor flight. World War II veteran Roy Haury of Patterson was given the Purple Heart that his brother — who died in combat in World War II — had earned. The precious award had gone missing, until a family member found it tucked away in a trunk in their closet. It was given to the Honor Flight team and presented by Rep. Jeff Denham (R-Turlock) to Haury during the trip. There was not a dry eye during the presentation of the award.

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