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Korean War veterans reunite

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by his cousins Liz and Fred Colosimo, while August Angerame sits in his wheelchair at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012) Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

By a twist of fate, two Korean War veterans who attended boot camp together were assigned to the same room at the geriatric care facility at the Northport Veterans Affairs Medical Center earlier this year.

August Angerame, left, Frank DiBella, right, DiBella's daughter
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

August Angerame, left, Frank DiBella, right, DiBella's daughter MaryRose Munroe from Islip and Fred Colosimo, far right, talk in Frank and August's room at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

August Angerame and Frank DiBella at the VA
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

August Angerame and Frank DiBella at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

August Angerame, left, and Frank DiBella, right, friends
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

August Angerame, left, and Frank DiBella, right, friends who met at boot camp at the start of the Korean War, now share a room at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

John Angerame, in white, talks to his father,
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Angerame, in white, talks to his father, August, at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

Frank DiBella, left, and August Angerame, right, are
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Frank DiBella, left, and August Angerame, right, are greeted by family at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

Frank DiBella, left, in wheelchair, is greeted by his cousins Liz and Fred Colosimo, while August Angerame sits in his wheelchair at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

John Angerame, in white, greets his father, August,
Photo Credit: Steve Pfost

John Angerame, in white, greets his father, August, while MaryRose Munroe greets her father, Frank DiBella, at the VA Hospital in Northport. (July 5, 2012)

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