After 7 decades, POW's prized gold ring comes home

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In this Friday, Aug. 16, 2013 photo taken in Raleigh, N.C., David Cox Jr., left, and Norwood McDowell open a package from Germany containing a gold aviator's ring that belonged to Cox's father, U.S. Army Air Corps 2nd Lt. David C. Cox. Cox traded his ring for a couple of chocolate bars while in a prisoner of war camp in Germany during World War II. The ring was returned to David Jr. by a German couple through some investigative help from an American neighbor after discovering a master's thesis written by McDowell focusing on the war diary of his wife's grandfather, David C. Cox Sr. (AP Photo/Gerry Broome)