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CindyH: Tied Up?

Jerry Gleesing, photographed with his wife, Nancy, in February 2010, died Sunday, April 25, 2010, at age 85. Gleesing was commander of the Spokane Inland Empire Chapter of the American Ex-Prisoners of War.

I really do have a good excuse for not subbing for DFO as he takes his 134th vacation of the year. I’m writing a book: “Love Stories From the Greatest Generation.” The book is a collection of love stories about couples who met/married during or shortly after World War II. It will feature approximately 30 stories like this one.

Due to the ages of my subjects it’s been a challege to find couples where BOTH partners are still living and able to share their stories.

Perhaps my fellow Hucksters can help. If you know of any couples who fit the above description, please send me a note at

And now, back to your regularly scheduled programming :-)

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D.F. Oliveria is a columnist and blogger for The Spokesman-Review. Print Huckleberries is a past winner of the Herb Caen Memorial Column contest by the National Association of Newspaper Columnists. The Readership Institute of Northwestern University cited this blog as a good example of online community journalism.

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