Best of the Week


A WWII veteran’s quest to return a flag to family of a fallen Japanese soldier

Gillian Flaccus, newsperson, Portland, Oregon; Mari Yamaguchi, newsperson, Tokyo; and Eugene Hoshiko, chief photographer, Tokyo, for their collaboration across continents to tell the story of a 93-year-old Oregon vet’s mission to travel to Japan to return a flag he’d taken from a fallen soldier 70 years ago.

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