27 Aug 2004 Purple Heart Quiz
Just for fun, husband David sent over a quiz.
Who was awarded the largest number of purple hearts?
A. John McCain, whose injuries were so severe that four years after his release from the Hanoi Hilton he was prevented from receiving a sea command.
B. Former Senator Daniel Inouye, who lost an arm during World War II.
C. Former Senator Bob Dole, who lost the use of his right arm and spent three years in military hospitals.
D. Former Senator Max Cleland, who lost two legs and an arm during the Vietnam war after a grenade went off in his hand.
E. Senator John Kerry.
Answer: John Kerry. Kerry received three; Bob Dole, two; Daniel Inouye, one; John McCain, one and Max Cleland, zero.