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A 93-year-old World War II veteran will finally get to hug the girlfriend he last saw 70 years ago, thanks to the Internet, the generosity of an airline, and good-ol'-fashioned journalism skills. The reunion will be happening on Valentine's Day, which is guaranteed to make your date plans look pretty lame by comparison.

Last fall, 88-year-old Joyce Morris, an Englishwoman who now lives in Australia, asked her son (from her ex-husband) to help her do an Internet search for her old boyfriend Norwood Thomas. Norwood was an American soldier stationed in England during World War II when they dated. The two lost touch due to a tragic miscommunication; she mistook his marriage proposal for a sign that he was—scandal!—already married (he wasn't).

Sources: Pilot Online