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Bernard Florence

Veteran Bernard Florence


Posted on March 21, 2014 by


My father, Bernard Florence, served in the U.S. Navy as a fighter pilot during World War II. He served proudly starting at the young age of 16 in the Pacific. (more…)


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Paul and Jean

Veteran Paul Hoffman


Posted on December 18, 2013 by


My mother, Jean Hoffman, lives at Atria at St. Joseph’s in Jupiter, Florida. She has been in that community for almost four years and is now 91 years old. She loves being there, but misses my father who passed away four years ago. (more…)


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flying tiger

Saluting Our Veterans


Posted on November 17, 2013 by


We salute America’s Veterans, who have sacrificed so much so we may live freely every day. We’re humbled by their service and resiliency.

A testament to this commitment to patriotism and self-sacrifice, Atria Stony Brook resident Leonard O’Dell found himself in a fight for his life, deep in enemy territory  (more…)


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