Watch: A Bronx War Hero’s Lost Purple Heart Unites Long-Lost Relatives in Our Borough

Florinne Ambramowitz and her cousin Ronnie Connors who both grew up in The Bronx but never knew each other were reunited in our borough after their late uncle’s lost Purple Heart was returned.

Their uncle Rubin Keltch was killed in the navy during WWII.

The cousins never met due to their fathers having been estranged but 70 years after their uncle posthumously received a Purple Heart they feel complete now.

Watch the video below:

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Ed García Conde

Ed García Conde is a life-long Bronxite who spends his time documenting the people, places, and things that make the borough a special place in the hopes of dispelling the negative stereotypes associated with The Bronx. His writings are often cited by mainstream media and is often consulted for his expertise on the borough's rich history.