Belgian reunites with World War II vet who befriended family
At his Scott Depot home, William Conrad "Connie" Young visits with friends from Belgium. Dany Defechereux traveled to West Virginia with daughter Christine and wife Francine.
Standing in front of a Belgian flag, from left, are Christine and her parents, Francine and Dany Defechereux, William Conrad "Connie" Young and Josette Gryzberg.
Dany Defechereux talks about the friendship he formed with an American soldier. His daughter, Christine, is seated next to him.
A young W. C. "Connie" Young is shown in this photo from 1943, a year before his Army outfit moved into Belgium.
Dany Defechereux and a family friend are shown in this photo from 1945 or '46 in Esneux, Belgium.