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Duluth man was POW with McCain

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BY BRANDON STAHL

NEWS TRIBUNE STAFF WRITER

From the picture window of his Hawk Ridge home overlooking Lake Superior, David Wheat thinks back more than 40 years, when he stood atop another prisoner's shoulders to peer out a barred cell window. For several months Wheat communicated through makeshift sign language with another airman being held in a cell perpendicular to his own.

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