WCFCourier.com: Cedar Valley Gal Finds Her Guy, POW Porter Halyburton ’63

"WATERLOO, Iowa-For years, Deb Bristow and ‘her guy' were inseparable. She wore his bracelet as a student at West High School in the early 1970s and beyond....

"Through the miracle of the Internet, she found him. He's alive, well, retired and living in North Carolina. He survived seven-and-a-half years of captivity in a series of North Vietnamese prisons, including the infamous Hanoi Hilton, where he endured torture, malnutrition and periods of solitary confinement....

"Her ‘guy' was U.S. Navy Lt. j.g. Porter Halyburton...."

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  • November 24, 2015