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'Morning Edition' Returns: Uncle Sam Wants...Lena

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'Morning Edition' Returns: Uncle Sam Wants...Lena

'Morning Edition' Returns: Uncle Sam Wants...Lena

'Morning Edition' Returns: Uncle Sam Wants...Lena

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Americans on their way to Iraq might soon include a 72-year-old great-grandmother. Lena Haddix worked for years at the PX at Fort Sill, in Oklahoma. Haddix has volunteered to be one of the civilian workers in the war zone. If cleared, she'll get a week of training and then start a tour of at least six months.

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