SEVEN SPRINGS – Almost all of us grow up with heroes.
As children, posters of athletes, musicians, actors or celebrities adorn the walls of our bedroom.
With time, age and wisdom comes the realization that those “heroes,” we grew up idolizing are humans with faults and quirks, who put their pants on one leg at a time just like us. What also comes with time, is the understanding that true heroes are those members of society who sacrifice, work hard and embody what it means to put others, and at times your country, before yourself.
Thurston Quinn, is undoubtedly, the epitome of what it means to be a hero in our country.
Quinn, 97, is one of the approximately 167,000 World War II veterans still living in the United States.read more »