Secret Breakfast Benefactor for WWII Soldiers Revealed For the past several years, William Blair, an asphalt contractor in Suffolk, Va., has been anonymously paying the tab for a group of former World War II prisoners of war who meet at a local restaurant each month. A waitress revealed Blair's identity and now he's met the veterans. Blair talks to Robert Siegel about his act of generosity.
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Secret Breakfast Benefactor for WWII Soldiers Revealed

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Secret Breakfast Benefactor for WWII Soldiers Revealed

Secret Breakfast Benefactor for WWII Soldiers Revealed

Secret Breakfast Benefactor for WWII Soldiers Revealed

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For the past several years, William Blair, an asphalt contractor in Suffolk, Va., has been anonymously paying the tab for a group of former World War II prisoners of war who meet at a local restaurant each month. A waitress revealed Blair's identity and now he's met the veterans and been honored on the USS Baatan. Blair talks to Robert Siegel about how he ended up picking up the tab.