Wesley Schierman (right) appears with Sen. John McCain in 2008 during McCain’s presidential campaign. Schierman, who lived near Silver Lake before his death in 2014, and McCain were POWs in North Vietnam.

Wesley Schierman (right) appears with Sen. John McCain in 2008 during McCain’s presidential campaign. Schierman, who lived near Silver Lake before his death in 2014, and McCain were POWs in North Vietnam.

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Wesley Schierman, who died in 2014, was a prisoner with John McCain in the “Hanoi Hilton.”

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