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American WWII Orphans Network Holds Annual Remembrance

May 30, 2011

by Morgan Hoover In Memory of 1LT John Peirson, KIA 25 December, 1944 on the Northern shoulder of the Belgian Bulge.

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War Children

May 30, 2010

A support group helps people who lost fathers or mothers in World War II answer questions and face grief, in part by helping them visit their parent's grave on Memorial Day. by David Rattigan When Donna LaPointe was a young...

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World War II Orphans Search to Fill Blanks Left By Fathers

July 6, 2008

Growing up in New Kensington during the 1950s, Pat Ball Morrison learned not to talk about her dead father. "When kids would ask me, 'Your name is Ball and your mother's name is McKinley,' it was really embarrassing because that...

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A Father Remembered

June 15, 2008

by Marilyn McMahon More than 60 years after her father was killed in World War II, Lois Brown Klein of Montecito found the flag that covered his coffin for the military funeral. Still folded in the traditional triangle, it had...

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Honoring Our Fathers

April 1, 2008

By Shirley Jackson McKinney Originally published in Arkansas Aging in 2008. In Memory of CPT Earl L. Jackson, KIA 23 February, 1945 at Korrenzig, Germany.

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“Press Page Resources” Archive

March 6, 2008

Recorded Interviews AWON Members Patricia Gaffney-Kindig and Ralph Jones Interviewed: March 6, 2008 | Audio recording by Colorado Matters; 15:47 minutes long. AWON Member Adrian Caldwell is covered by Mort Crim: February 2, 2004 | Audio recording by "Second Thoughts";...

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