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Utah's Candy Bomber Nominated for Presidential Medal of Freedom

November 22, 2020 Daedalian Colonel Gail S. “Hal” Halvorsen, also known as the Berlin Candy Bomber, recently celebrated his 100th birthday. Not only that, he has been nominated for the Presidential Medal of Freedom. A White House petition was started to bolster the case for Colonel Halvorsen to be awarded the medal.

The petition requires 100,000 signatures by November 22 for the White House to take action and address the petition. Please consider signing the petition to honor and award such an extraordinary individual. After signing the petition, you will receive an email confirmation asking you to verify your signature. We encourage everyone to share the petition with friends, family and the like, to help us reach this goal.

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