Sullivant’s Travels is a site-specific journey through the mind of a building – namely Ohio State’s newly renovated Sullivant Hall, home to the university’s dance department. World-renowned director and choreographer Stephan Koplowitz developed eleven simultaneous performance elements featuring artists from OSU’s Department of Dance, School of Music and Advanced Computing Center for the Arts and [...]
Ohio Pawn Shop Buys Purple Heart, Seeks Out Owner
A central Ohio pawn shop buyer says he bought a military combat medal from a seller in hopes of returning the Purple Heart to the family of the original recipient.
The Purple Heart is awarded to U.S. military members who are hurt in action or die of injuries from combat.
WCMH-TV says a seller who reported finding a Purple Heart on a street sold the item to Uncle Sam’s Pawn Shop in Columbus this week for $30. The medal is inscribed for Leroy Bryant, the name of a serviceman from Franklin who was killed overseas.
Buyer Gary Chasin says the medal doesn’t belong in his pawn shop. He said he’s researched the background of the award and would like to return it to Bryant’s family.