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  • Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]

    Louis Zamperini was more than a hero [Commentary]
    Just two pages into the book "Unbroken," its protagonist is in the water, hiding beneath the deteriorating life raft in which he has been drifting across the Pacific Ocean for almost a month. Overhead, Japanese bombers are circling back to strafe him a second time. And sharks are approaching from below.
  • Captain Comics: Happy Birthday, Batman!

    Captain Comics: Happy Birthday, Batman!
    "The Bat-Man" debuted in "Detective Comics" No. 27 in 1939, meaning the now hypen-less character is 75 years old. And Warner Bros., parent company of Batman's publisher, DC Comics, is holding a year-long party. Which he surely deserves. Not only are...

    Council members share thoughts about duty, loss

    As the Newport Beach City Council meeting commenced Tuesday night, three large images of a smiling young man were displayed next to the country, state and city flags at the dais. More than 20 lifeguards, some dressed in their red swim trunks, looked on...

    Korean War hero's story resonates with family, friends

    Don Christman still remembers the story behind the photo you see on this page. He and some other boys were playing at their William Penn School playground in Bethlehem when a Morning Call photographer showed up. With the first day of school approaching,...

    Fallen Korean War hero was just 17 years old

    Rudy Blomstrom of Lower Saucon Township responded to my recent stories about World War II heroes by sending me the remarkable account that he researched and wrote about his high school friend George Lawall. The compelling subject line on his email was...