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Oklahoma photographer provides courtesy photos to veterans


December 16, 2018

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) — Jessie Newell's grandfather talked fondly of the friendships he formed while serving in the U.S. Army, but he didn't have many pictures of himself or memorabilia from his World War II experiences.

The lack of mementos seemed more pronounced after his death in 1997.

About three years ago, Newell, an award-winning photographer, decided to give veterans and their families something that she didn't have: photos.

Newell provides complimentary photo shoots and photographs to Oklahoma veterans, The Oklahoman reported . She started by focusing on WWII vets like her grandfath...

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