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VIDEO: Local hero: Pilot survives being shot down and taken prisoner

On this, the 72nd anniversary of D-Day, we hear a harrowing story of war and inspiring fight for survival from Harold Soderlund. Harold was a pilot in the Second World War who survived his plane being shot down and was then held as a prisoner of war for over nine months.
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Harold Soderlund says his story of survival depends on many strokes of luck, which allowed him to live to tell of how he was shot down overseas and taken as a prisoner of war in the Second World War. Harold sat down with SooToday cameras to share his powerful story of perseverance and survival.