The website, http://www.guamwarsurvivorstory.com, allows community members to submit their own stories and photos, and includes a section where people can sign a petition to Congress. It was set up by Reyes’ son-in-law, territorial Sen. Frank Blas Jr.
According to the site, more than 22,000 civilians lived through the war on Guam but fewer than 1,000 are still alive today. Guam’s delegate to Congress, Madeleine Bordallo, has submitted legislation that would set aside $126 million to compensate living survivors.
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