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  • Special guests pay tribute at Hooper memorial park

    Alex Mcgregor|May 10, 2012

    Hooper Some special visitors were welcomed to Hooper Saturday, April 28. Chuck Turbak of Mill Creek, Wash., the son of John Blair Carter, a Hooper resident who was killed in action on Omaha Beach in Normandy, came to visit the flagpole in the town central park that bears his father’s name. He was accompanied by Stephan Persyn, from Paris, France, who has been caring for John Blair Carter’s gravesite at Omaha Beach. Stephan Persyn is a member of a society of French nationals who sign up to care for and honor the graves of fallen U.S. sol... Full story