Korean War

Local News
9:18 am
Wed November 13, 2013

The Return Of A Lost Purple Heart Sparks A Friendship, Reveals A Soldier's Story

Purple Hearts are awarded to those wounded in combat.
Credit U.S. Military

A discovery at a yard sale in North Carolina about a year ago led to a military ceremony in Washington, D.C. Tuesday afternoon.  Two unlikely friends are returning a Purple Heart to the family of First Lieutenant Henry Schenk, who died fighting in the Korean War.

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