A Veteran comes home thanks to DNA match

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Modern science helped bring a veteran home.  Thanks to DNA testing of Wendy Phernetton (left) and her cousin, Craig Nelson (right), it was finally possible to identify and return the remains of their uncle, Sgt. Duane Oliver Cole, who had been lost in World War II.

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