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A Measure of Devotion

In November of 1950, Uncle Sam pointed his long bony finger at my father and ordered this able-bodied U.S. citizen to do his military duty. And so Robert Jack Hoolsema packed his bags and set off to do his part in the confusing mess that was the Korean War. He marched into a maze of uncertainties. Even the question of what would constitute victory was unclear: would restoring the 38th parallel as the North-South border prove satisfactory for both sides?…
Daniel J. Hoolsema
August 1, 2004