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Baldwin Park : Recognition for Missing GIs

A Baldwin Park couple whose son has been listed as missing in action in Vietnam since 1968 were honored by the City Council last week with a resolution supporting National POW/MIA Recognition Day.

Mayor Bette Lowes presented a proclamation Wednesday to Harry and Catherine Hastings. Their son, Steven, was 19 when his helicopter crashed on a combat mission. His remains have not been found.

A report describing a prisoner of war camp in South Vietnam identified Hastings as one of the Americans being held there, but the report has not been verified.


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