08 Aug '16, 6pm

VIDEO | Purple Heart recipients tell stories of sacrifice:

CHICAGO (Tribune News Service) — Patrick Furlong's 16th birthday wish was simple: to know how his dad lost his leg in the Vietnam War. At 21, Jim Furlong had seen an enemy soldier toss a hand grenade. He jumped as high as he could, hand stretched out. It brushed his fingers, then dropped to his feet. It took 30 years before Furlong recounted those minutes out loud for the first time, and he only did it for his son. "I kept it all bottled in for a long time," Furlong said. "I just didn't think I wanted to talk about it." On Sunday, National Purple Heart Day, Furlong told that story once more, as did seven other local Vietnam War veterans who have received the military award. Transcripts of their interviews are part of an ongoing Library of Congress project to document the personal accounts of veterans from World War I through the Iraq War. Vietnam War veterans in particular...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/purple-heart-recipients-te...

Tweets

Join us in celebrating these unsung heroes for #Singapore’s 51st National Day: https://t.co/FvGm1Ae46r

Join us in celebrating these unsung heroes for ...

ourbetterworld.org 08 Aug '16, 4am

Just do lah - stories from the heart of Singapore It's easy to miss people on the fringes or recognise the difficulties th...

7 stylish Singaporeans tell us what they'll be ...

mashable.com 08 Aug '16, 9am

Singapore's 51st birthday is just around the corner and as the nation gears up for celebrating, many Singaporeans are rans...

7 stylish Singaporeans tell us what they'll be ...

mashable.com 08 Aug '16, 9am

Singapore's 51st birthday is just around the corner and as the nation gears up for celebrating, many Singaporeans are rans...

What do you think the next step should be? #wastenot #recycle

What do you think the next step should be? #was...

foe.co.uk 09 Aug '16, 4pm

Coffee cups: Tell us what you think Each year, up to 2.5 billon coffee cups are chucked away. Fewer than 1 in 400 are recy...

A local SME at the heart of P&G's innovation - ...

straitstimes.com 09 Aug '16, 9pm

The Singapore International Chamber of Commerce awards companies that pull off successful collaborations, believing this t...

Soldiers proud to be part of #TeamUSA, #Olympic...

army.mil 08 Aug '16, 5pm

RIO DE JANEIRO -- Whether marching into Maracanã Stadium as part of Team USA or watching on television, U.S. Army Olympian...

Five most important search marketing news stori...

searchenginewatch.com 12 Aug '16, 12pm

“Looking back the demo and seeing both AMP icons + mobile-friendly tags, I couldn’t help but think that the average user m...

How do ‘Stories’ work, and what makes them diff...

iprospect.com 15 Aug '16, 9am

In June this year, Instagram reached 500 million registered users (of which an incredible 300 million use the platform eve...

How to put residents at the heart of community ...

renewableenergyworld.com 09 Aug '16, 2pm

Renewable Energy World (North America Edition)

#indigenouspeoplesday

#indigenouspeoplesday

greenpeace.org.uk 09 Aug '16, 9am

"I feel very strongly that the shared consensus among many Indigenous Peoples here in Canada on the discourse of mitigatin...

Retired Lt. Col. gives Purple Heart to Trump

Retired Lt. Col. gives Purple Heart to Trump

washingtontimes.com 02 Aug '16, 4pm

U.S. House candidate Sean Barney, a Marine veteran and Purple Heart recipient, blasted Mr. Trump for his “flippant and rep...

Foot fetish: New "smart shoes" can tell you wha...

golfdigest.com 10 Aug '16, 7pm

We’ve heard of smartphones, smart TVs and even smart cars, but how about something we could really use: smart shoes, as in...

New "smart golf shoes" can tell you what's wron...

golfdigest.com 11 Aug '16, 12am

We’ve heard of smartphones, smart TVs and even smart cars, but how about something we could really use: smart shoes, as in...

Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses, Inspire the Soul with Scentsy

Warm the Heart, Enliven the Senses, Inspire the...

sabrina.sg 08 Aug '16, 7pm

Scentsy has literally changed lives. This wonderful experience is not one that should be kept a secret. The hope and inspi...

A retired soldier gave Donald Trump his Purple ...

militarytimes.com 02 Aug '16, 7pm

A retired soldier gave Donald Trump his Purple Heart. Here's why A veteran gave Donald Trump a Purple Heart medal during a...