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Dawsonville resident publishes children’s book in honor of fallen airman son
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Karl Porfirio published “My Daddy’s Heart is Purple,” a children’s book that teaches children about the Purple Heart medal. The story was inspired by Porfirio’s relationship with his 8-year-old grandson Landon. - photo by Jessica Taylor
“I know it’s going on eight years but it seems like yesterday for me,” said Karl Porfirio, his hand gripping newspaper clippings that detail his son’s tragic fate.

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