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Texas Senate Honors Joe Avila

joes-bakery-150.jpgToday the Texas Senate honored the life and work of restaurant owner Joe Avila, who owned Joe’s Bakery in East Austin. Avila passed away earlier this month at the age of 81, and won a Purple Heart for his service during the Korean War. Senator Kirk Watson said of him, "He leaves a legacy of service and accomplishments that will be long remembered by all who knew him." [Statesman]


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