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'Real Forrest Gump' won Medal of Honor

Sammy Davis looks nothing like Forrest Gump. Unlike the character in the 1994...who's sometimes called the "real Forrest Gump" mimics the fictional character...folk@augustachronicle.com. 'FORREST GUMP' RELEASE: 1994 STARS: Tom Hanks...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/14/met_483452.shtml
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No. 1 `Titanic' sinks `Forrest Gump' on all-time list

...nation's box office for an eighth weekend and replaced "Forrest Gump" as the No. 4 domestic moneymaker of all time, according...5 million, compared with $329.7 million for "Forrest Gump," as it continues to steadily move up the list of...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/02/09/ent_222124.shtml
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Nielsens: Schroder helps ABC win

NEW YORK -- A Thursday night airing of Forrest Gump and Rick Schroder's debut on NYPD Blue helped ABC...6 million homes. 15. The Sears Family Theater: Forrest Gump, ABC, 10.4, 10.3 million homes. 16. Home Improvement...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/12/11/ent_247096.shtml
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Creators of smiley face icon not laughing now

Two hours into "Forrest Gump," the quirky flick about a simpleton with the Midas touch, the...off of it." Oh, how wrong that is. In reality, there is no Forrest Gump of Greenbow, Ala. But there is a Harvey Ball of Worcester, Mass...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/09/26/ent_240073.shtml
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Medal recipients have poignant stories to tell

Medal of Honor recipient and the "real" Forrest Gump Sammy Davis and his wife, Dixie, visited Augusta for...are some of the highlights. 1. When asked about the Forrest Gump movie, he pointed out that the strongest message from...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/11/23/op_501193.shtml
Opinion columns
Hero who inspired 'Gump' scene to visit

...is a portion of the Academy Award-winning movie, Forrest Gump, where the main character, played by Tom Hanks, fights...fictional character. In this portion of the movie, Forrest Gump's experience is roughly based on the combat actions...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/2008/09/19/op_476209.shtml
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`Ellen' helps ABC to top

...coming out episode and the broadcast TV premiere of Forrest Gump - savored an important ratings victory last week. ABC...7 million homes 8.(X)ABC Sunday Night Movie: Forrest Gump, ABC, 14.5, 14.1 million homes 9.Touched by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1997/05/09/ent_207993.shtml
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Man on beaches at peace

...draws comparisons to Jesus and his gentle spirit brings Forrest Gump to mind. Like Gump, he served in Vietnam and ran a...Savannah to care for his ill mother, the comparisons to Forrest Gump began. Gump, the title character in a 1994 movie partly...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/stories/1998/07/18/met_233678.shtml
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Georgia entertainment director starred in chamber's 'Women in Business' event

...Bullock. Jessica Tandy.All are Academy Award winners and all did their award-winning work in Georgia. Hanks' Forrest Gump was shot in Savannah, while Bullock's The Blind Side and Tandy's Driving Miss Daisy were filmed in Atlanta.Lee...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/business/local-business/2013-11-19/georgia-ent
U.S. Customs and Border Protection lab in Savannah a made-for-TV reality

...fake narcotics for use in sting operations and analyze imported toys for lead paint content."Working in here is like Forrest Gump's box of chocolates ? we never know what we're going to get," said lab director Carson Watts, a 42-year veteran...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/crime-courts/2013-11-28/us-customs-and-border-