A Korean Vet Not Forgotten

The following are excerpts from the Peoria Journal Star, Sunday, May 12, 1996. More than 50,000 Americans perished during the Korean War – sometimes recently referred to as the “Forgotten War.” To the brave men and women who fought and died for freedom on the Korean peninsula, we shall never forget.

There’s a whole new way of communicating for American war heroes – the Internet

One of the first tangible results of empathy via the World Wide Web happened in 1996 when “A call for help on the Internet” drew a flood of e-mail messages, cards and letters to a Marine Corps Vet (Korean War) who was battling lymphoma at a hospital in Peoria, Ill. Read more…

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