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February 19, 2014 5:39 PM

WWII veteran honored for more than 73,000 hours of volunteer work

Troy Bowling, a Marine from London, was severely wounded at Iwo Jima in the Pacific during World War II. He survived and moved to Lexington, where he has been a volunteer at the VA Hospital for 61 years. Earlier this week, he was honored by Mayor Jim Gray and Gov. Steve Beshear for his years of service to other veterans.

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