Skip to comments.For WWII soldier's widow, a 60-year mystery finally solved
Posted on 06/10/2012 2:39:20 PM PDT by LTC.Ret
Peggy Harris of Vernon, Tex. never got a knock at the door, never got a telegram, never got anything definitive explaining what happened to her husband Billie during World War II. And so, in the absence of answers, she has remained dutiful to this day. . . .
Wrote repeatedly, in fact, asking for any information about the fate of her husband. The last letter, in 2005, was directed to Rep. Mac Thornberry of Texas, who also happens to be vice-chairman of the House Armed Services Committee. . . .
Note: After this story aired, Rep. Thornberry's office issued an apology for "mishandling" of information relating to Harris' case.
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I find this story to be so heart-warming, despite the laziness of the politician. She never re-married? WOW. Now that is a cool lady. I think I am sad that I never met a lady like that. lol.
Be sure and also contact Howard "Buck" McKeon...he's the Chairman, and my former congressman.
Take it to the top.
It looks like CBS News has posted a longer and less edited version, and the last few minutes are worth watching the first part over again!!!
P.S. -— Kleenex is a good idea!!!
what a wonderful timeless story; mark for reference.
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