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Remembering Pfc. Oscar Martinez

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Remembering Pfc. Oscar Martinez

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Marine Pfc. Oscar Martinez died last month when insurgents shelled his base in Iraq. Martinez wanted to be a Marine so he could continue to take care of his younger siblings. Hear Shannon Novak of member station WLRN.

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