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Memorial Day — Still Missing Ricky

Ricky Collins
My friend, Ricky Collins when he was a Freshman in high school.

I still miss Ricky Collins.

They said he died in an accident while unloading a truck on training maneuvers. It happened not long after he was drafted during the Vietnam War.

He became one of the many people who sacrificed their lives serving their country that we don’t often think about.  He was one of many who die in service, but not in the same way as those who are given the Congressional Medal of Honor. Continue reading Memorial Day — Still Missing Ricky