The lost burial flag of a Vietnam Purple Heart and Bronze Star recipient took an unlikely journey back to its rightful owner recently because of the diligent work of a local Veteran.

Tim Wright of Shippensburg, himself a Vietnam Veteran, located the family of decorated U.S. soldier John Torres and returned the flag that had been discovered in an abandoned storage locker. He presented the flag to Torres’ daughter, Shauna Torres-Owings of Gettysburg, with honors in an emotional ceremony March 12.

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