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A soldier's 1950s love story brings comfort, answers


December 10, 2017

EUGENE, Ore. (AP) — In the summers of 1958 and 1959, U.S. Army private Albert A. "Bob" Robertson, 19, sent Lynne Marie Culver almost 50 photos and postcards. He was serving in Europe, far from his home in Eugene, and he wrote to the Junction City High School girl every chance he got. On the back of the photos he described the places he'd seen. He assured her he was thinking of her and not drinking too much or acting too rowdy.

He signed each one "Love, Bob."

Almost 60 years later, Karen Wilson Rodriguez opened an old photo album belonging to her late mother, Lynne Marie (Culver) Wilson. I...

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