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World War II Diary

  • Aired: 06/01/2009
  • 18:18
  • Rating: TV-G
A man in Lexington, North Carolina has a moving diary written by a World War II pilot. He inherited the diary 20 years ago from his father, who said it once belonged to a close friend he fought with in WWII, until the war took his friend's life in 1944.
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