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Dec 11, 2008 - Ira Hayes Memmorial

The last couple of days we had visitors whom we met last year at Quartzsite from our 2007 Fulltimers class. Steve and Sandy were in the area, learned we were here and decided to stop by. We enjoyed their visit. Today we learned of one of those trivia items for the area. So off we were to visit Sacaton AZ and the Memorial Park they have commemorating the WWII raising of the flag on Io Jima. Why does Sacaton AZ commemorate the occasion? One of the four soldiers raising the flag was Ira Hayes, a Native American, who was born and raised at...

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