Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter - Scott Young

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Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

This week, two stories honoring Veterans, and a can’t-miss interview with 98-year-old WWII Vet Tom Sitter. This episode is hosted by Jon Goode. To see the extras for this episode, head to our website: themoth.org/extras

Hosted by: Jon Goode

Storytellers: Scott Young & Tom Sitter

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06:20
Ghost of Vietnam

by Scott Young

Scott Young honors the legacy of his Vietnam Veteran father.

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07:23
Our Rhine River Crossing, March 1945

by Tom Sitter

Tom Sitter retells a hair-raising tale from his WWII service.

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Veterans Day: Scott Young & Tom Sitter Extras

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Entrance Ticket from Scott’s visit to the Vietnam Veterans Memorial on his father’s birthday in 1993.

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The wall of names reflecting the Washington Monument.

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“Ronald L Young”

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Suzanne Young and Ronald Lee Young on their wedding day.

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Scott’s mom, Suzi, accepting Ronald’s purple heart. Also pictured are Scott’s grandmother June Young, and uncle Charles Young.

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Scott under a banner honoring his father as a “hometown hero” at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

1942 Ft  Riley Kansas Tom In The 29Th Cavalry

1942 Ft Riley, Kansas, Tom in the 29th Cavalry.

1943 Tom As A Bugler

1943 Tom as a Bugler.

1945 Trostberg Germany

1945 Trostberg, Germany.

Tom At 93 Years Young

Tom at 93 years young.