Postman Brings Undelivered World War 2 Letters To Veteran’s Family

After Alvin Gauthier found a series of letters from a World War II soldier named Marion Lamb, he became determined to hand deliver them to the man’s surviving family.

Debbie SmithAlvin Gauthier and Marion Lamb’s family.

On his day off and using his own money, Gauthier drove five hours to Arkansas to deliver Marion Lamb’s letters in person. Gauthier, Jo Ann Smith, and Debbie Smith — who also traveled to Arkansas for the occasion — read the letters together.

Since then, Alvin Gauthier and Marion Lamb’s family have stayed in touch.

“It restores your faith in people,” Debbie Smith told KXAS-TV. “And we saw the connection, the real connection, between military families.”

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