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World War II vet receives medal for service

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George Smith receives the Louisiana State Veterans Honor Medal. George Smith receives the Louisiana State Veterans Honor Medal.
DENHAM SPRINGS, LA (WAFB) -

A Denham Springs veteran celebrated his 91st birthday Tuesday by receiving the Louisiana State Veterans Honor Medal.

George Smith served in the Army Air Corps during World War II.

Mayor Jimmy Durbin presented the medal to Smith.

After the war, Smith drove the Wholesome Bread truck in Denham Springs for years.

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