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On Deadline blog: When John Beahrs saw combat -- in World War II and the Palo Alto City Council chambers

Original post made by Jay Thorwaldson, editor emeritus, on Aug 16, 2013

The recent passing of John Beahrs of Palo Alto at age 100 elicited many memories of a man who lived a full life.

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Posted by Sic-Transit-Gloria-Mundi
a resident of Another Palo Alto neighborhood
on Aug 19, 2013 at 8:50 am

Another of America's Greatest Generation slips away. Rest in Peace, Mr. Beahrs. There will probably never be another generation of Americans as self-less as this one. They will be sorely missed when they are gone.