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Friends, Family Mourn Medic's Death

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Friends, Family Mourn Medic's Death

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Friends, Family Mourn Medic's Death

Friends, Family Mourn Medic's Death

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Combat medic Rachael Hugo of Madison, Wis., was killed in Iraq this month. Courtesy Hugo Family/Distributed by Army Reserve hide caption

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Friends and family are mourning the death of combat medic Rachael Hugo of Madison, Wis. The 24-year-old planned to finish a nursing degree when she came back from her tour of duty, but was killed in Iraq on Oct. 5. Brian Bull with Wisconsin Public Radio has this remembrance.

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