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This article examines cemetery preservation and the role of cemeteries in urban locations. It presents Travis County's plans to preserve its 250 known cemeteries and the city of Austin's five historic municipal cemeteries. Cemeteries gain meaning as aggregates of history, because the are "storybooks" according to cemetery preservationists.
The story of Doris Miller has been glamorized in motion pictures, but few know the real story of the Black cook who became a hero during the attack on Pearl Harbor.
A video clip from the Documents of Truth Series on World War II hero, Doris Miller
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