February 6, 1954
HQ., U.S. 1ST
MARINE DIV., Korea, Feb. 6-Thirty five Korean orphans from the Columbia
Children's Home in Seoul recently gave a company of Marines a party
in return for the ones the Leathernecks gave the orphanage Christmas.
The children, from 4 to 13 years old, visited the command post of the
7th Regt.'s 4.2 mortar company to give their show of dancing
and singing of Korean folk tunes.
The home is a Catholic organization and the highlight
of the evening was the regularly scheduled Mass for the company. Later,
the children were served hot food and saw a movie.