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By Wendell Affield, Special to the Pioneer

Dad was a 38-year-old bachelor when he returned to the farm from World War II in October 1945. He carried a gray .50 caliber ammunition box loaded with war memories and a dream. He tucked the box in a dark corner on the attic landing and ordered a 12-month membership to “The Exchange Club” of Kansas City, Mo.


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