War remembered through production

Published 8:50 am Tuesday, November 5, 2013

Veterans who fought in the Korean War are being remembered through the production, “Unforgettable: Letters from Korea” at 2 and 7 p.m. Nov. 9 in the Krapek Family Fine Arts Center in the Cedar River Complex in Osage, Iowa.

The event is being presented by Pilgrim Theatre Research and Performance Collaborative of Ashfield, Mass., along with the collaborative efforts of the Mitchell County Historical Society and the Mitchell County Fine Arts Council.

The production is based on actual letters written during the war between 2nd Lt. Dwight S. Thompson and his sweetheart, Cleora B. Barnes. The play was written by their daughter, Susan Thompson.

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Tickets for the production are $20 for adults, $10 for students and the can be purchased online at www.mitchellcountyhistoricalsociety.org.