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His Last Conscious Act was to Honor His Right to Vote

By Remy Benoit

Welch Flippin, a World War II Veteran from Tahoka, Texas, honored the sacrifice of so many to protect his right to vote by making it his last conscious act before passing over.

His dignified and devoted act should inspire all of us to get out there.

From the AP Press and Netscape News Dying Texas Man Casts His Vote.

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