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Ortencio, Micaela Nicole P.3LiteratureBorn On The Fourth Of Julyby Ron Kovic
Ron Kovic•Born on July 4, 1946, in Ladysmith, Wisconsin but was raised in Massapequa, Long Island, New York.•Is an American anti-war activist, United States Marine Corps veteran and writer who was paralyzed in the Vietnam War.-9GgyAIVApWUCh0uUgT8#imgrc=PPVH9eSf0Z5PAM%3A
As a soldier…•He served two tours of duty in the Vietnam War and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal and the Purple Heart by the United States Armed Forces.•"I'd open up all the presents and blow out the candles on the big red, white, and blue birthday cake and then we'd all sing 'Happy Birthday' and 'I'm a Yankee Doodle Dandy'."-9GgyAIVApWUCh0uUgT8#tbm=isch&q=ron+kovic+marine&imgrc=Likxdui-3QUr5M%3A
As an activist…•Kovic became one of the best-known peace activists among the veterans of the war and has been arrested for political protests.