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Jay Matthew Thurin A Veteran's Story


September 20, 2018

Courtesy Jay Thurin

Jay Thurin, Senior year, Pine Bluffs High School.

Jay Matthew Thurin was destined to be a Marine. He was born March 8, 1985 in Kimball, Nebraska and was delivered by Dr. Plate. He is the son of Matthew and Carla Thurin of Pine Bluffs, Wyoming. His 'Marine' influence would come from his grandpa, Leland Thurin, who served in the Marines during the Korean War.

His grandpa would return home to make his home to Lawrence, Nebraska. This would be home for Thurin's dad, Matthew until he graduated college and then moved to Kimball to manage Wheelers. He would meet his wife, Carla there and this would begin the history. This would add to the influen...

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