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Love Letter From WWII Found Unopened

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An unopened World War II love letter ends up in the hands of a Dallas woman. The woman is now trying to get it delivered to the right person.

Sheila Polk found the letter addressed to Helen Rothurmel inside a book she picked up at a Goodwill store in plant city Florida.

Sergeant Albert Alm, who was based in Palm Springs, California, sent it to her back in 1945.

Rothurmel was a member of the African American WACS unit stationed at Love Field in Dallas.

Polk now hopes this love story will come to a happy conclusion.

"Her life could have been changed from this one letter. You know, It is a personal sentimental thing. They do movies about lost love, and I'm thinking who knows what is in here that she has never seen? Who knows? I would love for her to get it," Polk said.

The post office attempted to deliver the letter three times but it never ended up with Rothurmel. Polk says she won't open the letter. She hopes military officials can help find Rothurmel or her family.

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