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South Congaree becomes Purple Heart City

South Congaree, SC (Paul Kirby) – The town of South Congaree has become a Purple Heart City. The proclamation was made at the Tuesday meeting of the council.

The Purple Heart is awarded in the name of the President of the United States. It is offered to any member of the Armed Forces of the United States who, while serving under competent authority in any capacity with one of the U.S. Armed Services after April 5, 1917 has been wounded or killed.

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