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Blind World War II vet from Yukon to take part in Memorial Day phone call to White House

Emory Finefrock, 89, has begun work as a relay operator, helping deaf veterans make phone calls. He is set to relay a call Monday from a deaf veteran to President Barack Obama.

BY BRYAN DEAN Published: May 27, 2012

YUKON — Nearly 70 years after serving as a radio man in the Pacific for the U.S. Navy during World War II, Emory Finefrock is set to deliver another crucial message from one of his fellow veterans, only this time it’s going to the top.

Finefrock, of Yukon,...
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