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Jesse Linam, Navy Veteran survived sinking at sea

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He helped try to save other men from his sinking Navy cruiser. Then another man saved him. Jesse Linam survived the sinking of the USS Chicago in the Pacific in World War II. That was 70 years ago. And he's still in the swing of things.

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