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Florida Town Says Goodbye to Fallen Soldier

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Inverness, Florida, prepares to bury Army Warrant Officer Aaron Weaver, a native son. He died last week in Iraq in the downing of a helicopter. As a member of the 82nd Airborne he had already survived the "Black Hawk Down" incident in Somalia a decade earlier. He insisted on serving in Iraq despite a recent battle with cancer. NPR's Phillip Davis reports.

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