Remains of US Soldier Lost in Korean War Come Home
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Sixty-three years after Army Sgt. 1st Class Joseph E. Gantt went missing in action during the Korean War, his remains were returned to his 94-year-old widow in a solemn ceremony at Los Angeles International Airport before dawn Friday.
Clara Gantt wept as she stood in the cold before the flag-draped casket that was carried from a jetliner by military honor guard.
“He told me if anything happened to him he wanted me to remarry. I told him no, no. Here I am, still his wife,” she told reporters.
Nearly 7,900 Americans are still unaccounted for from the Korean War.
Think how many people have no closure still, after all these years.
This man was worth waiting for: