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I am the living death, a Memorial Day on wheels. I am your Yankee Doodle Dandy, your John Wayne come home, your Fourth of July firecracker exploding in the grave. ---->>>

I served two tours of duty in Vietnam. I won the Bronze Star. I won the Purple Heart. ---->>>


Name: Ron Kovic
Nationality: American
Born: 07-04, 1946
Birthplace: Ladysmith, Wisconsin, US
Occupation: Activist

Ronald Lawrence "Ron" Kovic (born July 4, 1946) is an American anti-war activist, writer, and a United States Marine Corps sergeant, who was wounded and paralyzed in the Vietnam War. He is best known as the author of the memoir Born on the Fourth of July in 1976, which was made into an Academy Award–winning film in 1989 directed by Oliver Stone, with Tom Cruise playing Kovic (wikipedia)