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another Vietnam hero…

Here is my sketch of  Mel Gibson  as  Col. Hal Moore  in my all time favorite movie……      “We were Soldiers”

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the rest of the story….

You can get a pretty good idea of what  Marc  was really, really doing in  Viet Nam… and it wasn’t flying  Generals  around who didn’t want to be shot at…  🙂 What do you think?  When you have an hour to watch a great … Continue reading

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my baby brother… my hero….

Most of the movies about the War in Vietnam were a sign of the times…. our soldiers were depicted as crazies, drug addicts, rapists, baby killers and the like… not very edifying… not very entertaining… then… finally.. in 2002… the … Continue reading

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movies, hero’s and WWII…

My life has been greatly impacted by movies… (one of the ways I would scratch my itch to be a professional actor)… 🙂   Especially movies about WWII…. I talked about that on my Audie Murphy sketch… as I worked my … Continue reading

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another special hero…

Thomas McCloy was a very special man in my life, although I never had the pleasure of meeting him.  At 21 years of age he enlisted to serve his country in the U.S.Army… it was  November 16th, 1942 …he enlisted … Continue reading

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my first heroine sketch….

This is my sketch of Lian’s self portrait that I posted yesterday…. hope you enjoy it as much as I did creating it…. 🙂

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also a time for heroines….

Our grand-daughter Lian will be my first attempt at sketching a heroine… Lian is an artist… and… has been at the top of the family list in pressing me to sketch… both initially back at Christmastime and then again at … Continue reading

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