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Photo by William D. Lewis | published: October 28, 2010

Charles Butler, 90, left, of Liberty, and Frank R. Swast, 85, of North Carolina, look over old World War II photos. Butler was Swast’s commanding officer on a ship when they both served in the Navy. They haven’t seen each other in more than 60 years. Efforts by Swast’s family here helped bring them together for a reunion Wednesday at the Springfield Grille in Boardman.



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