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  • Ceremony honors Jewish vet killed in World War II

    February 27, 2013 | 1:01 pm

    For nearly 40 years, the Purple Heart medal sat locked in a box, left behind in a West Hollywood apartment building’s laundry room.

    Until very recently, Hyla Merin never knew about the box or its contents, which tell the heroic story of her father, Hyman Markel, who was killed...