Hidden Gem: Jerry Yocum

Hello Iowa

Every month on Hello Iowa, AARP Iowa features a remarkable Iowan who truly is a hidden gem. When he was just a boy, Jerry Yocum’s life intersected with a World War II POW Camp. The retired Algona history teacher never imagined he’d play a major role in telling the story about that same camp.

You can get more information on AARP Iowa, along with news and resources that matter to Iowans 50 years and older, by visiting aarp.org/ia. You can also read the full story about this month’s hidden gem and see the full video.

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