There’s something kind of depressing about the summer solstice, probably originating in the knowledge that the day that celebrates the longest light of the year also marks the slow slide back to drawn-out days of darkness. It’s the beginning of a sluggish death opposed to the winter solstice that celebrates birth and renewal.
Korean War veteran Stan Jones shows off his father's ring. The ring, a gift from Gen. George S. Patton, had been lost for three years before being reunited with its owner. Del Norte Triplicate / Jessica Cejnar
Stan Jones thought his father’s ring was gone forever.
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