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July 16, 2006

Trudeau Humbled by Veterans Award

As reported in advance of the event, Doonesbury Garry Trudeau received the President's Award for Excellence in the Arts from the Vietnam Veterans of America at the group's national conference last week in Tucson. In addition to the award, Trudeau and his soldier character B.D. received lifetime memberships in the organization. This article describes both the cartoonist's comments and the way the veterans involved look at his work.
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