Paul Vetter used a parachute, from a food drop, as clothing since his clothes had disintegrated, and all he had to wear was a G-string.  After making contact with American troops and receiving clothes, he kept the parachute.  At his request, his wife made a baptismal gown from it.  Each of the couple's children was baptized in the gown.  The color of the ribbons was changed from blue to pink depending on the baby's sex.

Courtesy of Virginia Becker




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