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  • White House turns back on local Gold Star mom (Ratz dirty trick alert!)

    07/09/2007 9:23:11 AM PDT · by Al Gator · 22 replies · 1,415+ views
    Beaver County Times Allegheny Times 2007 ^ | 06/30/2007 | By: J.D. Prose - Times Staff
    As if the embattled White House didn't have enough problems, it's apparently decided to follow a policy that insults the families of Marines killed in Vietnam. Christina Stacey, spokeswoman for U.S. Rep. Jason Altmire, D-4, McCandless Township, called to tell us about the saga of Ellwood City resident Allys Boyer, 84, and her two daughters, Sandra Lee Boyer of Zelienople and Beverly Boyer of Arizona. Allys Boyer's 22-year-old son, Cpl. Larry Boyer, was killed in May 1969 while on patrol. The Boyer family wanted to visit the Vietnam Memorial to see Larry's name and tour the White House on Thursday,...