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POWs reunite after 40 years

FILE - In this Sept. 14, 1973 file photo, released prisoner of war John McCain is greeted by President Richard Nixon, left, in Washington. McCain spent more than five years in a Vietnamese prisoner of war camp before he was released in March of 1973. On Thursday, May 24, 2013, some 200 former POWs, almost all of them former pilots, will reunite for a three-day celebration at the Richard Nixon Presidential Library & Museum in Yorba LInda, Calif., that coincides with the 40th anniversary of a star-studded White House dinner hosted by President Nixon to honor their sacrifice. At the time, Nixon was embroiled in Watergate, but the former prisoners, now in their 60s and 70s, credit him with their freedom and have no qualms about expressing their loyalty for the 37th president. (AP Photo, File)