In Honor of His Country and His Life

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Last Updated on November 11, 2021

As America celebrated Independence Day, Bill Macias’ family and friends celebrated him and the many contributions he made to the country he nearly died defending and loved so dearly. Watch as five generations of his family gather to hear him describe his incredible World War II experiences and why he spent his life trying to make things better than he found them.

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