POW bracelet

5:30 am
Mon November 11, 2013

POW Bracelet Comes Full Circle

A POW family group launched the bracelet project to raise awareness of torture and poor conditions.
Bernie Contreras

They were known as "POW bracelets," a symbolic metal band bearing the name of a Vietnam POW, or a man missing in action. More than 40 years after the prisoners came home, a Florida man rediscovered the bracelet he wore as a teenager and traced it back to a Navy veteran in Des Moines. We interviewed both men for Veterans Day.

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