The Nation: Mental Movies to Unreel

The first American prisoners of war will be home this week; others must wait a little longer. As families prepared for the happy and difficult reunions to come, TIME Correspondent Christopher Byron visited the home of Air Force Major Joseph Abbott in Alloway, N.J. There Joan Abbott and her seven children, who appear on this week's TIME cover as symbols of a moving national moment, were getting ready for his homecoming. Byron's report:

THERE is a man in this South Jersey farmhouse. He is more remembered than real, his presence captured in random memorabilia—a...

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