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Sen. Inouye: ‘I wanted to demonstrate that I was a good American’

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Sen. Daniel Inouye, D-Hawaii, died yesterday at the age of 88. The second-longest serving senator in history, Inouye had represented his state ever since it entered the union in 1959. Before his service as a lawmaker, Inouye earned a Medal of Honor for his performance in combat with the U.S. Army during World War II. Inouye fought at a time when most Japanese Americans were segregated from the...

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