Sonja Fischer Special to the Nevada Appeal

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November 9, 2012
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Honoring Uncle Jack

As I began looking through an old family album the other day, I came across a picture of my Uncle Jack, smiling proudly, in his Army uniform. He was a soldier in WWII and married to my mother’s sister, Edna. Jack was a Finnish immigrant who worked with my father at Inland Steel in East Chicago, Ind. He was average height with light brown hair and blue eyes. Edna, on the other hand, had chestnut hair and brown eyes. Like many in the 1940s, Jack and Edna were just newlyweds with dreams of their future life together when he entered …

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