A Korean War veteran who had his Purple Heart stolen has a replacement thanks to a friend and a local congressman.
Dayle Kruse, 85, stays fit by swimming 100 laps every day.
Thieves broke into his house during one of his workouts this past January and stole a watch, cash, collection of pocket knives and his Purple Heart.
A friend of Kruse's called Rep. Kenny Marchant, who in turn contacted the congressional district's liaison for military and veteran affairs.
Kruse now has a new Purple Heart thanks to their efforts. Kruse served two years in the Army and was wounded by shrapnel from a mortar round in Korea.
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