Stars and Stripes, Oct. 24, 1953
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