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Coming in East Metro Sunday

Photo by Karen Rohr

Photo by Karen Rohr

U.S. Marine Pfc. Ted Britt died at age 19 defending his country in the Vietnam War. At the time of his death, he had launched a single-handed attack on the North Vietnamese Army in order to save the lives of fellow soldiers. Britt posthumously earned a Purple Heart and Silver Star. He was honored on Thursday at the Georgia Veterans Memorial Park-Walk of Heroes in Rockdale County by the Atlanta Vietnam Veteran's Business Association.