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N.C. War Widow Seeks Husband’s Mementos

JACKSONVILLE, N.C., Aug. 14 (UPI) — A North Carolina woman says she is on the trail of a couple who bought a suitcase filled with personal effects from her husband, who was killed in Iraq in 2007.

Lindsay Whitehouse of Jacksonville sold the luggage piece at a yard sale last weekend without realizing it was still packed with photographs, awards and other mementos of her late husband.

To complicate the process, the unidentified buyers had told her they planned to resell the suitcase at a flea market somewhere in the state.

“(The buyers) might not know or realize and really look to see what it really was,” Whitehouse told the Daily News in Jacksonville, N.C. “If they threw it out, I’d ask them, ‘Where did you throw it out?’ and I’d go look through the garbage to find it.”

Whitehouse has been scouring flea markets in the area looking for the bag. The couple said they lived in Mount Olive, but she hasn’t been able to find them.

Marine Sgt. Jason Whitehouse was killed in action in Al Anbar Province in 2007.

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