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Facing a Holiday at Home with Relatives in Iraq

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Facing a Holiday at Home with Relatives in Iraq

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Facing a Holiday at Home with Relatives in Iraq

Facing a Holiday at Home with Relatives in Iraq

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Families of the 1st Cavalry Division, based at Fort Hood, Texas, are preparing for the holidays without spouses, sons and daughters. The division is among tens of thousands of troops whose tours in Iraq have been extended, leaving a lot of disappointed loved ones back home. NPR's John Burnett reports.