She has loved two heroes in her lifetime


November 4, 2023

Bob and Carolyn Out West

His email arrived a couple of weeks ago.

Bob Conroy, a 1964 University of Minnesota Medical School graduate, immediately volunteered to serve his country.

He has always called me Ole.

But not this time.

We go back to the 1950s.

He's a former Army medical officer, who served on active duty from 1964 to 1971.

I could debate a couple of issues in his email.

Like that he was pampered.

I doubt that.

I don't think he played tennis regularly like Gen. Westmoreland was reported to have done on an almost daily basis in Saigon.

Bob was with the wounded troops.

Anyone who's ever been in combat has th...

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