Foreign News: The Return of Patsy Li

When Mrs. Ruth Li of Singapore had her first baby, a girl, she named the infant Patsy Li (from Pai-ti Li, which is Chinese for "White Plum Blossom"). Patsy was six and had a younger sister, Lottie, when the Japanese attacked Malaya. Mrs. Li escaped from Singapore with her two children aboard a ship. At sea, the ship was torpedoed and sunk by the Japs.

In the water, Mrs. Li put Patsy on a mass of floating wreckage. She lost Lottie and was herself picked up by the Japs. She believed that both children were dead.

Later, on Guadalcanal, 4.000 miles away...

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