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Widow receives long lost letter from WWII

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On December 6th, 1945, John Gonsalves, a young army sergeant, wrote a letter to his mom. 76 years later, the letter showed up at his widow’s house. Angelina Gonsalves got a glimpse into his life of service, which she heard little about during their 61 years together. Now, his family can treasure the gift forever.

Appearing:Lester Holt
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