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ARCHIVE PHOTO OF THE DAY

Sungnam Orphanage, 1960

By STARS AND STRIPES Published: July 26, 2019

James Vestal ©Stars and Stripes
Seoul, South Korea, October, 1960: Children watch as Lt. Col. Fred J. Ruff, left, and Chaplain (Maj.) William H. Briggs paint window frames at the Sungnam Orphanage. Ruff, his wife Annie D. Ruff, and the men from the 6146th Air Force Advisory Group have been working to build a permanent home for the 77 young residents of the orphanage, located south of the Han River bridge.

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