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Stars and Stripes, Oct. 24, 1953

Sailor, Korean Son Fly To Tokyo for U.S. Visa


HONOLULU, T.H., Oct. 24 (UP)-Chief Boatswain's Mate Vincent Paladino and his adopted Korean son, Lee Kyung Soo, 4, flew to Tokyo yesterday to get the child a visa into the U.S.

Little Lee won Honolulu's heart during his brief stay with Paladino in a cottage at immigration headuarters.  Crowds of newly found friends gathered to say good-by to Lee, who seemed completely unconcerned about the trip.  "You want to go-we go," he told Paladino.

The Navy chief, New Rochelle, N.Y., had picked the boy off the streets of Inchon a year ago, then later adopted him.



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