In a ceremony yesterday, on the 76th anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor, Wacoans gathered to remember Doris Miller and unveil a new statue in his honor.

Doris Miller is one of Waco’s often-overlooked WWII heroes. He was an African American mess man on the U.S.S West Virginia during Pearl Harbor. Fittingly on Pearl Harbor day, Miller’s finally getting a memorial in his honor.

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