Video: Remains of POW missing for 63 years returned to his widow in Los Angeles

Posted at 9:12 PM, Dec 20, 2013
and last updated 2013-12-20 23:12:41-05

In this emotional video from the Los Angeles Times, a widow goes to LAX to welcome home the remains of her husband. KTLA 5 reports that U.S. Army Sgt. Joseph Gantt was captured during the Korean War and was missing for more than 63 years. His remains were only recently identified and brought back to his family.

Clara Gantt, the man’s 94-year-old widow, said her husband told her to remarry if he didn’t return from the war, but she did not.

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