The WWII love letters Chicago police officer Eric Wolforth found in an alley: ‘There’s fear, there’s love…there’s neighborhood gossip’

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A landing craft packed with helmeted U.S. Marines, accompanied by U.S. Coast Guard, approaches the shore of an island in the Kwajalein Atoll during the American invasion of the Marshall Islands in the Pacific on March 2, 1944 during World War II. (AP Photo/U.S. Coast Guard)

Chicago police officer Eric Wolforth joins John Williams to talk about the journey a stack of love letters from the World War II era took him on after he found them abandoned in an alleyway. Then, he shares what happened after he searched for the family of the couple who wrote the letters.

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