Sergeant Alvin C. York: The First World War

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The First World War characterized by numerous stories of men who fight and became heroes defending and protecting the democracy. Sergeant Alvin C. York was one of those heroes who despite a turbulent past became a Soldier with a commitment and sense of duty supported by his faith did the right thing at the right time. He had a life full of needs and hard work, disappointments and frustrations, and became an example of perseverance and endurance. His humble origins and life circumstances allowed him to become the most decorated Soldier of the United States Army during World War I (Beattie & Bowman, 2000). Alvin York represents those men who fight and became heroes defending and protecting the democracy. He personified the disadvantaged,
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