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Mario Wisnhoven, Rick Hermsen, and Paul Geutjes, all of Groesbeek, The Netherlands, place Dutch flags and flowers on the grave of Army Pfc. Gerald W. “Mike” Kight. The three found Kight’s remains in a World War II foxhole in 2011, marking 68 years of the former White-Salmon native being classified as “missing in action.”

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Three Dutch friends finally meet the WS soldier they brought home

On a rainy Monday morning, a crowd gathered at the Klickitat County Cemetery this week to wait for three guests of honor who helped transport a special member of the community home after 68 years.

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