Purple Heart Discovered Under Colorado Bus Stop

The search is underway for the owner of the military medal found stashed under a bus stop bench at a Commerce City, Colorado, along with crimson and gold tassles from a high school graduation 75 years ago.
1:16 | 04/02/15

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Grabbed it. Stood at sought a bus come around the corner where. Turnaround open ended this is no April fools that's a real purple hearts and souls we were able to find out. Who Stanley was blown to get back to him. John McDermott found the metal inside its purple heart box on March 11. Underneath this bus bench at sixtieth and holly in commerce city to have hey opened it up and I kind that's so. So my heart kind of slow down a little bit as. Take a deep breath and was like while. Some of the going to be miss in this. John wants to make sure this gets out of his hands and back to the veteran or family who is rightly awarded the honor I'm thinking whoever it is might belong to. We in their nineties that's because there's a clue with a metal test salute. Is. Dave piercings school class of 1940. These crimson and gold colored test cells appear to be from a high school 75 years ago. My five grandfather and my father had a purple heart I wouldn't. Want this to be sitting under a bus stop John knows it's an honor awarded for military merit not for finder's Tiki. It's the right thing to do I was looking for a pat on the back or reward or anything found something that would mean a lot to someone.

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