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This is a fragment of a dollar bill left after Miller used it to light a cigarette the night before his unit landed on Guadalcanal. He did it assuming he wouldn't survive. He did survive and has kept the fragment all this time. The bill fragment and a watch are symbols of survival and perseverance, he says.

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