Readers: Monday marks Memorial Day. In January 1942, the manager of a movie theater in the heart of Lake Worth experienced perhaps the greatest, and worst, day of his life, all on the same day. His son had just died commiting acts of bravery that would make him the first participant in a new world war to receive the nation’s highest military award: the Medal of Honor.
A statue, a senior home, a veterans’ post, a street and an Army Reserve center in Fort Lauderdale all are named for Alexander Ramsey “Sandy” Nininger, Jr.
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