WWII, POW survivor shares tale of hope, determination, resilience
U.S. Air Force Maj. Gen. Thomas Bussiere, Eighth Air Force commander, speaks with Lloyd Ponder, World War II veteran, at his home in Natchitoches, La., Dec. 6, 2017, about his experiences being captured and held as a prisoner of war. Bussiere visited his home to recognize Ponder for his contributions and to personally thank him for the sacrifices he made. (U.S. Air Force photo by Staff Sgt. Erin Trower)

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