Hiroshi Miyamura and his hometown had a lot in common. They believed in America.

Wednesday, July 05, 2017

Two American soldiers trudged across the war-torn Korean peninsula as winter bore down.

To keep their minds off the cold and hunger, Hiroshi “Hershey” Miyamura told his new friend, an Italian kid from Boston, about his hometown of Gallup, N.M.

Joe Annello pictured the kind of strange buttes and red-rock desert he had seen in John Wayne movies. But Miyamura told him a different story, about how Gallup had risen to defend the American ideal when so many others stood by.

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