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Missouri Family Clings to Memories of Fallen Soldier

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Missouri Family Clings to Memories of Fallen Soldier

Remembrances

Missouri Family Clings to Memories of Fallen Soldier

Missouri Family Clings to Memories of Fallen Soldier

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A helicopter crash in northern Iraq last week claimed the lives of 14 American soldiers, including Jessy Pollard, 21, an Army Ranger from southwest Missouri. He had recently spent two weeks at home on a surprise visit.

Missy Shelton reports for member station KSMU in Springfield, Mo.