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WWII vet reunites with woman he saved in 1945

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Veteran Clyde Saylor, a WWII bomber pilot, was one of the men who dropped a bomb on a bridge in 1945, more commonly known as 'The Bridge Over the River Kwai'.

At the time, Marijke Tubbs was just a little girl, living in Burma with her family.

When Saylor and his platoon dropped the bomb, all they wanted to do was destroy the Japanese supply line.

But Marijke says they did so much more than that.

If not for the bombing, she and her family would have stayed in the area and likely died.

Marijke saw a report on Veterans Day about Saylor, and wanted to meet him and thank him for saving her and her family.

Instead, they ended up thanking each other.

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