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A veteran's own flower power

Nov 12, 2010 3:00:00 AM - latimes.com
Irv Justman, 92, who served in World War II, offers poppies to strangers around Veterans Day. It's a chance to raise money for homeless vets — and to meet others whose lives were changed by war.

For eight hours on Thursday, a stooped man with white hair and a walker sat outside of Nate N' Al deli in Beverly Hills, offering flowers to strangers. They were poppies, with red crepe-paper petals and green wire stems.