Hyla Merin

Medals that have been missing nearly 70 years were returned to the family of a decorated veteran Sunday. (credit: CBS)

Prestigious Military Medals Missing Nearly 70 Years Returned To Grateful Family

Military medals – including a Purple Heart – lost for nearly 70 years were returned to a decorated veteran’s Thousand Oaks family.

02/17/2013

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Long-Missing WWII Medal To Be Awarded

On Sunday, decades after he won it, Hyla Merin will receive her father’s Purple Heart, along with a Silver Star she never knew he’d won and a half-dozen other medals.

02/17/2013

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