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World War II love letters, photos found inside Detroit wall

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Updated: 1/04/2013 11:54 am
By Ashlee Baracy
NBC News

DETROIT – A homeowner was surprised when he found lost love letters and pictures from World War II tucked above a heating duct in his basement.
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"When we saw this we were hoping it would be a bag of bonds or bag of money, honestly. It was just really cool," said Hubert Sawyers, the homeowner.

The letters and pictures all belong to a late World War II veteran named Sam Gargas.

"There are a few love letters from a lady named Violet," said Sawyers.

Stan Gargas had lived in Sawyers' home decades ago, but the letters weren't found until Sawyers and his wife began remodeling last year.


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