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Duluth POW, held 7½ years in Vietnam, looks back at 40 years since release

Published 03/03/2013, Duluth News Tribune

Forty years ago last week, David R. Wheat was greeted in Duluth by cheering, flag-waving crowds. A state trooper escorted him to the family home he hadn’t seen in eight years. Mayor Ben Boo proclaimed Feb. 27, 1973, David Wheat Homecoming Day.

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