Long-sought answers about father killed in WWII finally come for Lewisville woman

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Dixie Sherman holds the Purple Heart earned by her father when he was killed in World War II, along with a picture of her parents, Georgia Virginia Simmons Moody and August Moody, and a condolence letter from President Franklin Roosevelt. (Walt Unks/Journal)

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LEWISVILLE, N.C. — Dixie Sherman started a small newsletter for her friends and family, according to The Winston-Salem Journal.

“It’s just a way to keep in touch and share some things people might enjoy reading,” she said.

In the July edition, for example, Sherman incorporated patriotism as her theme. She picked a few special quotes about being an American and the love of country.

She also included a paragraph about her parents, a few short sentences about her dad — he was killed in the Pacific during World War II — and her mom, who was pregnant with Sherman when her father died.

Read more: The Winston-Salem Journal

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