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In this photo provided by Donna Gregory is an obit for Pfc. John Farrell Eddington. Seven decades after the Missouri soldier died in World War II, Peggy Smith, the daughter he never met is about to get his Purple Heart medal, along with the emotional letter her father wrote just weeks after her birth, at a ceremony Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013, in Dayton, Nev. Pfc. Eddington was overseas when Peggy was born on Feb. 5, 1944. Eddington died in Italy four months later.(AP Photo/Courtesy Donna Gregory)