Wednesday, November 17, 2010 at 6:00 am (Updated: November 17, 8:18 am)
I would like to thank Don McCorkle for his Veteran’s Day editorial remembering “Ol’ Harry Slagle.” Harry was my uncle, my mother’s brother, and they were very close.
Harry loved “Happy Acres” and he spent three-fourths of the year there. In the winter months, he lived in a small camper next to our house so Mama could cook for him and make sure he was warm.
Harry never talked about his experience as a POW and he lived a very simple, almost secluded life.
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