My Papa, Clarence R. Penton Jr, is the most amazing person I have ever met. He is 83 years old and you would never know what he went through if you met him. A former Korean War POW, who spent 32 months and 17 days in captivity, and was also wounded twice. But he came out of it all with an amazing love for his family, his country and especially God. He is a true Veteran. A Veteran like so many and yet like no other. As it says in an article written about him a few years back...He came out of the prison camp a much kinder, gentler person. He came out realizing that life is precious and we need to love and be kind. He is the most giving man I have ever known. You won't meet a single person that does not admire him and feels proud to call him a friend. But I am so lucky because I get to call him...My Papa!
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