Carl and Shelley talk about the
of their former prison, Santo Tomas.
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that Carl had been held prisoner by the Japanese, placed him with the first
American armored regiment as it sped towards Manila. Late at night, the
tanks drew up in front of the Santo Tomas prison. Carl dismounted and walked
to the front gate and called out. One of his friends from the camp slowly
approached, squinting in the glare of the tank lights. Carl called out..."It's
Carl! Carl Mydans!" In disbelief the emaciated survivors ran their hands
over his face. "My God! It is Carl Mydans!" They wept.