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Feb 4, 2020-- "Leon was a renegade even as a little kid, and bless him, lived a successful life doing it his own way. He came of draft age exactly as America was entering the war in Vietnam, told us he had no intention of getting drafted and then made good on his promise by baking bread for members of the Draft Board the morning he had to appear. There, he ceremoniously cut his loaf into generous slices and handed each member of the Board a well-buttered slice, telling them that his reasons for wanting Conscientious Objector status was baked into his bread! "I could try and say it in words," he told them, "but tasting my bread will say it much better than I could." Carolyn North shares more in this moving tribute to her brother. (4239 reads)

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