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Duluth man was POW with McCain

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From the picture window of his Hawk Ridge home overlooking Lake Superior, David Wheat thinks back more than 40 years, when he stood atop another prisoner's shoulders to peer out a barred cell window.

For several months Wheat communicated through makeshift sign language with another airman being held in a cell perpendicular to his own.

Next week, Wheat will see that person again in St. Paul as he watches John McCain accept the Republican presidential nomination.

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