Purple Heart

By February 18, 2013

Hyla Merin, Zachariah L. Fike

Hyla Merin holds a plaque that contains medals, from left, the Bronze Star, the Purple Heart, the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal and the World War II Victory Medal along with a Silver Star that was pinned to her Army Capt. Zachariah L. Fike during a ceremony at her home, Sunday, Feb. 17, 2013, in Thousand Oaks, Calif. The medals were presented posthumously to her father after being recently discovered in an apartment where Merin's mother and aunts had once lived. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

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