CHICAGO - A Purple Heart has been returned to it's rightful owner after nearly 80 years.
Nordholm was awarded a Purple Heart and Airman's Medal for his sacrifice, but they never reached his family. That is until today.
Sergeant Julius Leonard Nordholm Jr.
The non-profit Purple Hearts Reunited presented the medal to Nordholm's nephews on Friday.
The organization has reunited 800 families since its formation in 2012.