War or No War

Mrs. Irene Kelly, Pittsburgh widow, has a son in Italy: Technical Sergeant Charles E. ("Commando") Kelly, 23, the "one-man blitz" who received the Congressional Medal of Honor for mowing down some 40 Nazis. In Pittsburgh, Mrs. Kelly has two sons—Howard, 16, Danny, 11. Last week Son Howard sharpened a pencil, and got in touch with Washington:

"Dear Mr. President:

"I am writing this letter for my mother, who is deaf and whose sight is failing. Doctors told Mom that she may never hear again and it is only a matter of time before her eyes fail her completely.

"Mom wants to thank...

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