11/23/17 6:00am
11/23/2017 6:00 AM

All Nancy Bird wanted was for her boyfriend to come home, safe and sound.

From May 1967 to May 1969 she waited. A student at Mattituck High School, Ms. Bird raced to the post office on Love Lane every day after school, hoping to find letters from her boyfriend, Jimmy Wells, who was an infantryman serving with the U.S. Army in Vietnam.

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