FLAGS WILL STAY UP THROUGH THE WEEKEND. IN FEW DAYS, THE SCOUTS WILL COME BACK AND TAKE THEM ALL DOWN. THE WAR HERO AND MEMBER OF THE CLASS OF 1943 TEACHES US ALL AN IMPORTANT LESSON. IT’S NEVER TOO LATE TO FINISH WHAT YOU STARTED. WORLD WAR II VETERAN JOSEPH PERRICONE ATTENDED A HIGH SCHOOL GRADUATION. HE RECEIVED HIS I DID MOMMA IN 1943 BUT ENLISTED IN THE ARMY BEFORE HE COULD MAKE IT TO THE GRADUATION. SO MORE THAN 75 YEARS LATER, HE FINALLY HAD THE CHANCE TO HAVE HIS WALK. . IT WAS SPECIAL, YES, IT WAS. I REALLY NEVER THOUGHT I WOULD GET ONE OF THESE THINGS. THE FAMILY PASSED ON THE STORY OF HIS SACRIFICE AND THE MISSED GRADUATION THROUGHOUT THE YEARS.