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A photograph provided by the Harter family shows United States Army and Vietnam veteran, Sergeant Gunter Harter of Bellerose, during his service in Vietnam in 1968. Congressman Steve Israel presented a long-overdue Purple Heart to Harter, who was wounded in action while on a patrol mission in Saigon on December 13, 1968. Harter was eligible to receive the Purple Heart in 1968, but never received the medal.(Credit: Harter Family)

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