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September 20, 2013

Missourian will give woman a treasure from the father she never knew

Before deploying in World War II, Pfc. John Eddington wrote a heartfelt letter to his newborn daughter. He was soon killed in action. Fourteen years ago, Donna Gregory found the letter and Eddington’s Purple Heart in Arnold, Mo. She finally found the daughter, who will receive the item Saturday.

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