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Unlike ‘Unbroken’ bombardier, area woman will never forgive her Japanese captors

Betsy Herold Heimke was 12 when Japanese soldiers came to her house just after Christmas in 1941. She and her family would spend the next three years in captivity. Unlike Louie Zamperini, who in the book and movie “Unbroken” forgave the guards who mistreated him, Heimke offers no absolution, saying, “He’s a better Christian than I am.”

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For the holidays, give yourself the gift of brunch at Julep

Whatever you celebrate, this weekend is going to be busier than Black Friday. Everyone’s hanging out with friends and family. That means the brunch game is on. But while everyone is busy going to the usuals, The Star’s Jeneé Osterheldt has a new suggestion: Julep, Westport’s luxe little cocktail club and her favorite bar this year.

Mary Sanchez

Sony hack highlights widespread vulnerability to cyberterrorism

Sony Pictures’ tribulations over the past few weeks are a warning of the precarious state of the nation’s cyber security. This is serious business, and it’s in the public interest to get it sorted out. For too long, however, we’ve taken an unserious attitude toward this threat, as was evident in the prurient interest the media and the public took in Sony Pictures’ dirty laundry.
 
 

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