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Wearing his U.S. Army uniform adorned with a commanding officer symbol, Gary Vertichio was thrilled to spend his Sunday morning being served breakfast by U.S. Naval Sea Cadets.
“I am having a hard time containing how great it is to see the cadets serving the breakfast,” the Sayville resident, 70, said. “They are exceptional.”
Vertichio, a Vietnam veteran, was one of the 150 veterans...Read more »
One of Brittany Braun’s fears was to die alone in a hospital after being diagnosed with cystic fibrosis at an early age.
But she didn’t have to. On April 3, 2008 Braun died peacefully in her sleep at age 14 with her godfather Brian Kane by her side.
To carry on Brittany’s memory, Kane joined Laura Bence, 25, who met the 14-year-old while volunteering at Stony Brook Children’s Hospital...Read more »