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World War II vet gets honorary diploma
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Art Gruber is awarded a Quilt of Valor for his service from the Golden Plains Quilts of Valor. The quilt top was made by Mary Lou Weiser, quilting by Amy Schartz Mellor. Pictured, from left: Bob Jarmer (holding the quilt), Amy Schartz Mellor, Art Gruber and David Krallman. - photo by COURTESY PHOTO

World War II veteran Art Gruber served his country in the U.S. military before he could finish high school. On Sunday, May 8, 2016, he received an honorary high school diploma from Hoisington High School.