George McGovern, the former U.S. senator from South Dakota, is nearing the end of his dignified life at age 90. As his family and friends say their final goodbyes, we remember and rejoice a life extraordinaire; a man imbued with compassion, humility, integrity, and faith in America.
Though he was a bona fide war hero, having flown 35 missions as a B-24 pilot in World War II, earning the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery, George McGovern never spoke of it during his political career.
Following his military heroics, he returned home to continue his education, ultimately earning a PhD in history and became a professor…
(READ the story from Daniel Sullivan in Policy Mic)