September 23, 2017
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Maine mother, whose son died in Vietnam, honored with Gold Star Award

By CBS 13

Alice Cressey’s son, Marine Lance Cpl. James Daniel Cressey Jr., was just 21 when he was killed in Vietnam.

Cressey, a 90-year-old resident at Coastal Shores in Brunswick, became a Gold Star mother Thursday.

A contingent of marines presented her with a Gold Star Award, an honor given to American mothers who have lost sons or daughters in service of the U.S. Armed Forces.


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