Deerfield Beach residents recently gathered to honor Jewish service members who fought in WWII. The simple, but heartfelt ceremony was covered by the Sun-Sentinel:
Abraham Rutman, 82, of Deerfield Beach, is among them. He served as a U.S. Army combat medic in World War II. He was itching for a fight and didn’t wait for a draft.
“I’m Jewish,” he explained. “Hitler was killing the Jews. We had to do our part.”
He bowed his head, and tears rolled past the seven medals hanging from his shirt and an American flag tucked in his left pocket. He was reliving the day troops liberated a slave labor camp, remembering the faces of the women who rushed to him and others.
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