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  • Jewish World War II veteran Mort Schecter named Veteran of the Year

    By Ryan Torok

    November 12, 2012 | 3:02 pm

    As a tail gunner stationed on bombers during World War II, Mort Schecter frequently found himself a sitting duck.

    Seventy years later, however, the 89-year-old was standing proudly on the 50-yard line at the Rose Bowl as he received the Veteran of the Year Award from the County...