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The Military Order of the Purple Heart

For Immediate Release

St. Paul, MN - August 13, 2011

Military Order of the Purple Heart honors First Responders during National Convention

ST. PAUL, Minn. -- They have made a lot of sacrifices for their communities.

On Friday, local police officers and firefighters received a special honor for their service and two police officers were recognized for making the ultimate sacrifice.

He became known to all of us simply as Deputy Dewey. We followed his story for months, hoping he would pull through after being shot during a standoff in Mahnomen County.

"Always had a smile on his face, always happy, kidding around joking around," says Mark Dewey.

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Email: PublicRelations@Purpleheart.org
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