Mystery Medals Returned

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POSTED: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 6:00am

UPDATED: Friday, December 20, 2013 - 6:09am

New York town returns long lost medals posthumously to the family of World War II vet. Peter Gallivan reports.

(WGRZ) Rita Dudczak of Lackawanna, New York glows with pride as she looks at old pictures of her father Vincent Mikolajczak.

Mikolajczak joined the army at age 18, and spent much of World War Two in the Pacific theater.

Vincent was 66 when he passed away in 1983, But today, 3 decades later, his service and sacrifice is being remembered with a long overdue honor.

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