WWII, POW survivor shares tale of hope, determination, resilience
Lloyd Ponder, World War II veteran, shares personal items he acquired while held as a prisoner of war in the Philippines during World War II, with William Callaway, Eighth Air Force historian, at his home in Natchitoches, La., Nov. 29, 2017. Ponder recalls nearly all of his experiences during WWII and shared his story with the local community in hopes that people today will learn valuable lessons about what individuals endured during WWII, and how determination, hope and perseverance play vital roles to survival and success. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Trower)

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