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Somehow, maybe in a struggle to remove his helmet, Kent Potter lost his dog tag on a French battlefield in World War I.

“I’m amazed that these two people in France still remember and appreciate what the United States did for their country,” said Dale Potter, 75, the son and only child of Private Potter.

While World War I tags are often sold to military collectors, the two Frenchmen, Michael Toussaint and Jean-Claude Fonderflick, have instead sought to return the medallions they find to descendants of the soldiers who lost them.

Read the rest of the Reuters article at MSNBC.

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