This past summer, a couple in northwest Detroit, Michigan, discovered a bag of WWII-era love letters and memories in their basement.
"My dearest Stan, Sweetheart, it was hard to see you go this morning, knowing that it may the last time I shall see you for a time, which we don't know how long it is going to be before we see each other again," one letter, mailed more than 60 years ago, read.
Hubert Sawyers III and his wife, Eliza Sorise-Sawyers, were remodeling their kitchen when they found a bundle of letters and photos on the top of a heating conduit in their basement.
"When we saw this we were hoping it would be a bag of bonds or bag of money. But honestly it was just really cool," he told WDIV.
The couple quickly learned the mementos belonged to Stanley Gargas, a WWII vet who lived in the home decades earlier. With the photos and love letters were his honourable-discharge papers from the U.S.Read More »from Detroit couple discover WWII soldier’s love letters in their basement