The short life and long legacy of 2nd Lt. George Whiteman

Community members watch as local Boy Scouts raise a flag May 16, 2015, during the annual wreath-laying ceremony in Sedalia, Mo., honoring the ultimate sacrifice of 2nd Lt. George Whiteman. Whiteman, a Sedalia native, was in the Air Force for less than two years when he became one of the first Airmen to die during World War II. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. Brantley/Released)

PHOTO BY: Staff Sgt. Brigitte N. BrantleyReleased
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