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The Military Order of the Purple Heart

For Immediate Release

Owatonna, MN - November 12, 2010

Man returns long-lost Purple Heart

One might say 20-year-old Kyle Lafontaine couldn’t be more down on his luck. He is homeless, jobless and has a defunct car to boot.

While tending to his broken down car on the side of the road in rural Waseca on Monday night, a shiny glimmer in the gravel caught his eye. That glimmer came from a Purple Heart medallion that had been missing for 60 years from Charles T. Sutlief, a soldier who lost his life in battle in 1950 during the Korean War.

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Email: PublicRelations@Purpleheart.org
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