Union Grove, Wisconsin —This story will warm your heart. Can you even imagine how this man feels? Look at that emotion on his face! We thank our Lord for Dale. This is a great Christmas story! Dale Ellington was a prisoner of war during World War II, but for almost seven decades the U.S. military didn’t consider him a POW.
It was a long time to wait, but judging by the smile as bright as the shiny Prisoner of War Medal pinned to his black fleece jacket on Sunday at the Veterans Home at Union Grove, Ellington was thankful for the belated recognition.
“It’s about time,” said Ellington, 91.
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