90-year-old Robert Arand has lived in Cincinnati, Ohio since he returned home from World War Two . . . where he flew 40 missions in the Pacific.
Around 1950, Robert's wife was cleaning the house and decided to donate his leather bomber jacket to charity . . . because he never wore it, except in veteran's parades.
Now, more than 60 years later, Robert is getting his jacket back. Last week, a military history collector named John Dodds was shopping at a Goodwill store in Washington, D.C.
He found Robert's jacket, and bought it for $17. Then he realized it was authentic and not a replica. John was able to track down Robert in a day, they talked on the phone, and now John is shipping the jacket back to him.
Read more: Stripes.com