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Wellesley’s veterans share service experiences

By Lisa Moore Hometown Weekly correspondent Last week in the Wakelin Room of the Wellesley Free Library, a panel of local veterans convened to share their experiences during their years of service and to discuss their transitions back to civilian life. As part of the Wellesley Reads Together 2017 Program, which this year chose the book “Civilianized:...
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From Beirut to Walpole, Leland keeps peace

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By Linda Thomas Hometown Weekly Correspondent The boy’s legs didn’t look like any that Fred Leland had ever seen. There was something about the young boy walking around wounded but still full of life. It seemed, Leland thought then, that the boy hadn’t realized his infection was serious due to his injuries. “We had a language barrier,”...
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