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Wayne McCoy. DL NEWSPAPERS/Brian Basham

The Last P.O.W. in Becker County

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It’s harder and harder to come by World War II veterans these days, and finding a POW from that war is like finding a rare gem.

Warren (Wayne) McCoy of Detroit Lakes is one of those 93-year-old gems that is now Becker County’s sole surviving prisoner of any war.

He tells the story like it was yesterday.

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