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The Albany chapter of Gold Star Wives recently celebrated Gold Star Wives Day in Albany as declared by Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard. The group includes widows and widowers whose spouses died while serving in the armed forces of the United States. Nelwyn Turner is president of the local chapter. Members shown with Hubbard (seated) include Mary Carter, Ruth Brisbois, Lovella Terry and Mildred Stephens. Nationally, the group appears before various congressional committees to discuss maters of concern for military survivors. The group commended U.S. Sen. Richard Burr for sponsoring legislation for a Gold Star Wives Day.

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The Albany chapter of Gold Star Wives recently celebrated Gold Star Wives Day in Albany as declared by Albany Mayor Dorothy Hubbard.

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