Filipino Veterans of WWII get some recognition

So, after sixty years, Filipino Veterans of WWII finally get some recognition and compensation. But, it’s not adequate, in my opinion, think about it? $15,000 if you are a citizen of the USA, and $9,000 if you are non-citizen. It’s a part of the stimulus bill, which I’m not sure why – this should have been allocated a while ago, and these veterans who most are probably deceased, now finally get a nod of recognition that they fought with a paltry lump sum payment. It just doesn’t feel right to me.

Read more: NYTimes, Chicago Tribune

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