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It Took This WWII Widow 68 Years to Find Out Her Missing Husband Had Been a Hero (Amazing Story)
IJ Review ^ | 3/9/2014 | CBS Sunday Morning

Posted on 03/09/2014 7:18:40 AM PDT by God luvs America

For 68 years, this woman fruitlessly searched for answers regarding her fighter pilot husband’s death. When she finally found out what had happened, it was greater than she could have imagined.

(Excerpt) Read more at ijreview.com ...


TOPICS: History; Military/Veterans; Society
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video at link....must watch:

http://www.ijreview.com/2014/03/119975-took-wwii-widow-68-years-find-missing-husband-hero/

1 posted on 03/09/2014 7:18:40 AM PDT by God luvs America
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To: God luvs America

It’s sad how few congressmen actually do any work for their constituents. Truth is, though, this story only saw the light of day because it showed a useless Republican. A friend on Facebook posted a story the other day about the passage of the prescription drug benefit bill. Since the media can’t point to many positives for Dems, they are going to spend the year pointing out how much the GOP sucks too.

Just a thought.


2 posted on 03/09/2014 7:27:09 AM PDT by pgyanke (Republicans get in trouble when not living up to their principles. Democrats... when they do.)
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To: God luvs America; SkyDancer

Amazing story of courage, faith and valor.


3 posted on 03/09/2014 7:29:17 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: pgyanke; vette6387; mazda77; freekitty; unkus; MinuteGal; ZULU; Doogle; Foolsgold; ...

The political hacks that suck in both parties MUST be voted out in 2014 and 2016. You know their names! I do believe We The People have lost patience with self-serving, Elitist crooks in office, ya think?


4 posted on 03/09/2014 7:37:22 AM PDT by ExTexasRedhead
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To: ExTexasRedhead

You got that right. 68 years?


5 posted on 03/09/2014 7:38:08 AM PDT by freekitty (Give me back my conservative vote; then find me a real conservative to vote for)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

Get rid of them and their life long retirement plan.


6 posted on 03/09/2014 7:38:49 AM PDT by Eric in the Ozarks (Rip it out by the roots.)
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To: God luvs America

Touching.
And Rep. Thornberry is no hero.
But it does seem to have been easy to get the records.
And I may be insensitive, but she could have made another hero happy.


7 posted on 03/09/2014 7:40:00 AM PDT by UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide (HELL, NO! BE UNGOVERNABLE!)
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To: God luvs America
Screen's....all....blurry......
8 posted on 03/09/2014 7:44:47 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: UnbelievingScumOnTheOtherSide
And I may be insensitive, but she could have made another hero happy.

No,that's not insensitive.My attitude,had I been Billie,would have been "if I die in combat,I hope you'll have a short period of mourning,but not a long one.I hope you'll never forget me but,in time,if a guy comes along who's good to you,treats you with respect,cares for you...then by all means marry him".

9 posted on 03/09/2014 7:49:52 AM PDT by Gay State Conservative (Stalin Blamed The Kulaks,Obama Blames The Tea Party)
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To: ExTexasRedhead

I early-voted conservative! No GOPe for me!


10 posted on 03/09/2014 7:52:02 AM PDT by LUV W (All my heroes wear camos! Thank you David, Michael, Chris Txradioguy, JJ, CMS, & ALL Vets, too!)
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To: Northern Yankee

Add to that a blurry screen alert. How incredibly touching.


11 posted on 03/09/2014 7:55:24 AM PDT by mcshot (Their fraud is deep and unending...)
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To: Eric in the Ozarks

In and out. If they don’t shine they will be lucky to get the tar and feather treatment and boot in the ass on their way home.


12 posted on 03/09/2014 7:57:30 AM PDT by mcshot (Their fraud is deep and unending...)
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To: God luvs America

Thanks GlA...good story.


13 posted on 03/09/2014 8:43:16 AM PDT by virgil283 (When the sun spins, the cross appears, and the skies burn red)
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To: God luvs America

Thankyou, I love History and I love America (except fo a few politicians)

This has been the most touching story that I have heard for some time.


14 posted on 03/09/2014 8:52:13 AM PDT by teppe (... for my God ... for my Family ... for my Country ....)
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To: God luvs America

More details here:

http://www.354thpmfg.com/BillieDHarris_lesventstranslationpart1.html

http://www.354thpmfg.com/BillieDHarris_part2.html

If the page is in French, click the translate button.


15 posted on 03/09/2014 9:25:35 AM PDT by Kirkwood (Zombie Hunter)
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To: God luvs America

What a sweet story (other than the congressman’s inaction). Thanks for posting.


16 posted on 03/09/2014 9:26:42 AM PDT by Rusty0604
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To: mcshot

Amen to that!


17 posted on 03/09/2014 10:24:52 AM PDT by Northern Yankee (Where Liberty dwells, there is my Country. - Benjamin Franklin)
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To: God luvs America

Thank you for sharing such a moving story.


18 posted on 03/09/2014 12:22:44 PM PDT by Scoutmaster (I'd rather be at Philmont)
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bkmk


19 posted on 03/10/2014 11:46:21 AM PDT by AllAmericanGirl44
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To: God luvs America

This is the incumbent I ran against in the Republican Primary -— he was reelected, again.


20 posted on 03/31/2014 9:03:06 PM PDT by LTC.Ret (You'd think I would know better than to volunteer!!! www.sendmetocongress.us)
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