Remains of Long-Missing WWII Airman Given to Family in California.

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  1. v2

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    HIGHLAND, Calif. — For two decades after her son's bomber went down in the Pacific Ocean during World War II, Vella Stinson faithfully wrote the U.S. government twice a month to ask if his body had been found — or if anyone was looking.

    The mother of six strapping boys went to her grave without the answer that has finally reached her two surviving sons 65 years later: the remains of Sgt. Robert Stinson are coming home. :salute:

    more: Remains of Long-Missing WWII Airman Given to Family in California - Local News | News Articles | National News | US News - FOXNews.com
     
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    Great piece V2 - nice find
     
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    Very touching story, V2! Thanks for the heads-up!
     
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    Thanks for the story!
     
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    Another hero finally home!

    :salute:

    TO
     
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    You earned it :salute:
     
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    Welcome home, Soldier! :salute:
     
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    :salute:

    Excellent info v2!
     
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    Thanks for the post, v2!

    Welcome home, Sgt. Stinson.
     
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    Welcome home, Sgt. Stinson.


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