KQ98 Salute- AAAAAmen !
Written by Phil Costigan on April 13, 2021
April 13th, 1964, Sidney Poitier won the Academy Award for Best Actor for His performance in the film, ” lilies of the field”. Poitier has a very interesting story. His family lived in the Bahamas, and They were visiting Miami, FLA when He was born 2 months per-mature. Making Him a US citizen. He moved to New York City at age 15 to live with His Uncle in 1942. In 1943, during WWII , at the age of 16, he lied about His age to join the US Army. He was assigned to care for patients at the VA hospital in Upstate New York. Today We salute Army veteran and veteran Actor Sidney Poitier. !