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By Kim McConnell
The Lawton Constitution 

Oklahoma man finds long lost medals


April 30, 2017

LAWTON, Okla. (AP) — Monday, April 24, was a good day.

Not only did the Friends of the Lawton Public Library get to celebrate another successful fundraiser, courtesy of its annual spring book sale, but the quarterly meeting also yielded a box full of medals that belong to the Gildart family.

"Holy Crow. Praise God," Charles R. Gildart III typed when he responded to an email sent by an excited Patty Neuwirth at the conclusion of a meeting.

Neuwirth, whose determined search yielded the owner of those medals, said she was beyond thrilled when a library patron (who prefers to remain anonymous...

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