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Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, Coins & Currency has a large selection of coins and other gift items, excellent for wedding or graduation gifts

February 17, 2014 • Local Business Review

Chew’s Oriental Gift Shop, 2513 W. Second St., has a wide array of gift and decorative items, and a varied assortment of specialty Oriental gourmet food items.

Owners Jack and Susie Chew have operated the Gift Shop for 30 years. They were in the restaurant business in Roswell from 1945, when Jack was discharged from the Army Air Corps at Walker Army Air Field, until 1995.

Jack was born in Canton, China, moving to the US when he was a child of thirteen. After attending high school in Albuquerque, Jack joined the service, seeing action in Europe during World War II, where Jack’s B-17 bomber was shot down over Germany and he spent the next 21 months in three different prisoner of war camps. Jack was awarded the Purple Heart, European War Medal, Air Metal and the US Prisoner of War Metal for his Army service.

Jack and Susie’s first restaurant was in downtown Roswell, then they moved to Southeast Main, near the old St. Mary’s Hospital. The third location was in the bowling Login to read more

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