Bataan Death March survivor honored at Upstate event

SPARTANBURG CO., S.C. (WSPA) – American Legion Post and Squadron 200 of the Sons of the American Legion hosted an event Sunday to honor a very special man.

Wayne Carringer is one of 50 remaining survivors of the Bataan Death March in the Philippines during World War II.

Carringer was presented with many awards at the event, including the Quilt of Valor — a plaque for 72 years of continuous service to the American Legion.

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