Who Said This and What is His Point?

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  1. J.D.

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    Hint: This man was a famous medal of honor winner.
     
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    Continuing to quote the same person:

     
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    Edit: Replaced with this inspirational quote from the same person:

     
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    Sergeant York ?
     
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    Rip, this was all too predictable. You always guess who it is. How did you know? Did you google it?
     
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    No , I just finished with a Bible study on 1 Samuel 16 . I then logged on to your thread and wondered why no one had tried to come up with something . I wanted to post it first in case someone might beat me to the punch .
    I have always loved the movie starring Gary Cooper as York . Was his grammar cleaned-up a little in the quotes by editors ?

    Far be it from me to google on a test/quiz question !
     
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    I don't think it was cleaned up because in other parts of it, the grammer was pretty bad. I work for the military (not active duty) and found it very inspirational. Notice how often he mentions attending church services during his return travels from the front. Here is the link: http://acacia.pair.com/Acacia.Vignettes/The.Diary.of.Alvin.York.html
     
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    I was going to say Audie Murphy! :)
     
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    He was a hero of the 2nd World War .
     
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    And I knew that too! Duh! Senior Moment.

    My dad fought with Sgt. York in WWI. He also received the Silver Star, Purple Heart and several more medals, plus a citation for the highest honor France awarded for the Battle of the DiArgonne.

    My dad used to say that Sgt. York captured the Germans the same way the rest of them did....one at a time. :)
     
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    was Audie Murphy ever a professed Christian ? serious question there.
     
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    I don't know, but the movie To Hell and Back is his autobiography...written by, and starring him.

    I'm going to rent the movie and watch it!
     
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    I don't think he even made a profession of faith . I do know he was a Freemason . And that organization is as unscriptural as it gets .
     
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    Rippon, I grew up on the KY/TN line not too far from Sgt. York's old homeplace, and visited his and his wife's graves while I was in High School. It was just a small, unpretentious place, but it meant a lot to see it. They had little portraits on the graves, but people kept stealing them, so they stopped replacing them, is what one of the family members told us. They seemed like kind, humble people and didn't mind us stopping by to see their family graveyard.
     

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