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February 9, 2016

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A 1943 photo showing a 19-year-old Davis B. Leonard hangs in Leonard's home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard and Gaetano "Guy" Benza, another local World War II veteran, will receive the French Legion d'Honneur award on Friday. The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.

Steve Marcus

A 1943 photo showing a 19-year-old Davis B. Leonard hangs in Leonard's home in Henderson Wednesday, May 28, 2014. Leonard and Gaetano "Guy" Benza, another local World War II veteran, will receive the French Legion d'Honneur award on Friday. The award is the highest honor France bestows on its citizens and foreign nationals.