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WWII hero gets honorary doctorate at FAU

Irwin Stovroff, a World War II hero, received an honorary doctorate from Florida Atlantic University. (submitted photo, FPG) Watch the video The well-known twinkle in his eye was working overtime before Irwin Stovroff got to do something he never did before at 92. “I’m still making news,” he said, jokingly, wearing academic garb before joining…

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In Boca, three generations of veterans recount their experiences

By Anne Geggis, Sun Sentinel 11/12/14 Kathy Champion, Mel Pollack and Irwin Stovroff Across three generations from three different conflicts, the human toll paid when countries send their young men and women to fight was described in blood-drenched detail. For Veteran’s Day, a pilot from World War II, another from Vietnam and a civilian affairs officer…

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Irwin Stovroff Visits Normandy 70 Years Later

Irwin became the American Veteran Air Force “Rock Star” of Normandy and I grew muscles pushing him around in his aluminum wheel chair. Irwin’s Doris and my wife, Barbara were thrilled to see the joy Irwin experienced during the entire trip. We spent 3 days in Paris showing Irwin the best sites and food followed…

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WLRN film tells stories of Florida Jews in the military

Sun-Sentinal, May 8, 2014 | By Johnny Diaz, Staff writer, 954-356-4939 “Jews in the Military” will be TV at 9 p.m. May 13, 18 and 29, WLRN-Ch. 17 in Fort Lauderdale-Miami and West Palm Beach TV markets In “A Call To Serve: Florida Jews and the Military,” retired… (Steve Waxman/Courtesy) A natural storyteller, Steve Waxman…

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"A Gift of Life" – A Documentary

“The Gift of Life”, is the story of B-24 Bombardier, Lt. Irwin Stovroff, who survived being shot down and captured over Nazi occupied France, and his subsequent 13 months in a POW camp where he was isolated to be shot for being Jewish. Thankfully before that could happen, the camp was liberated by Russian Cossacks.…

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A Dog’s Life: Vets Helping Heroes "Spokesdog" Cash

Now that you know about the Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff, it’s time to meet the real star of the show – Cash, the cute Golden Retriever, trained companion dog and VHH co-fundraiser! We just had to find out more about this golden boy who has made more than one TV appearance…

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A Personal Look: Vets Helping Heroes Founder Irwin Stovroff

The Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff is passionate about providing disabled vets with service dogs – he was a Veteran himself, you know! Let’s take a closer look at the Vets Helping Heroes Founder and President Irwin Stovroff, a World War II Veteran with an incredible story to tell. Where did the…

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