WASHINGTON — When Karen Yianopoulos’s father, Chrysostomos, visited the nation’s capital from Lowell last year, she took him to the National World War II Memorial. But when they located the service record of his older brother Peter in one of the computer kiosks, she began to regret it.
“He started sobbing and couldn’t stop,” she recalled. “I never saw him cry like that. I said, ‘Oh, Lord, should I have brought him here?’ ’’