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F.L. “Pete” Robbins had the luxury of never even hearing a gunshot during his time in World War II, but his service was invaluable just the same.
Martha “Mott” Warren Bell joined the Navy to see the world: instead she saw Kingsville, Texas. Bell, 97, of Sandy Hook, enlisted in January 1942.
The closest he’s ever come to dying, Henry O. Johnson says, was during a typhoon in Okinawa in 1945.

Feeding continues

Above, West Marion Primary School Principal Vicki Boone hands out meals Monday at West Marion High School in Foxworth. Although public schools are shut down statewide by order of Gov. Tate Reeves because of the coronavirus outbreak, the Marion County and Columbia districts are serving food to all children from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.