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Jose Juachon (center), 92 and his wife Gloria (right) listen to Memorial Day services held at Graceland Cemetery on the North Side of Chicago on Monday. Juachon, who served in military during <a class="taxInlineTagLink" id="EVHST00000110" title="World War II (1939-1945)" href="/topic/unrest-conflicts-war/wars-interventions/world-war-ii-%281939-1945%29-EVHST00000110.topic">World War II</a>, was on the Bataan Death March. But despite those challenging experiences, Juachon went on to serve in the military during wars in Korea and Vietnam.
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( Tribune photo by Nancy Stone / May 25, 2009 )

Jose Juachon (center), 92 and his wife Gloria (right) listen to Memorial Day services held at Graceland Cemetery on the North Side of Chicago on Monday. Juachon, who served in military during World War II, was on the Bataan Death March. But despite those challenging experiences, Juachon went on to serve in the military during wars in Korea and Vietnam.

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