Here’s today’s daily dose of sweetness.
World War II veteran Harold Zilmer of, Minot, N.D., was walking around the World War II memorial in Washington this week. He was on an Honor Flight, which flies veterans to the memorial and back on the same day.
Someone tapped him on the shoulder, WDAY says.
It was a visitor from Israel. His grandmothers were both liberated from Auschwitz. He thanked Zilmer. “For me, it’s personal,” he said.
About the blogger
Bob Collins retired from Minnesota Public Radio in 2019 after 12 years of writing NewsCut and pointing out to complainants that posts weren’t news stories. A son of Massachusetts, he was a news editor 1992-1998, created the MPR News regional website in 1999, invented the popular Select A Candidate, started several blogs, and every day lamented that his Minnesota Fantasy Legislature project never caught on.