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Modesto, Calif., Mourns Marine Killed in Fallujah

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Modesto, Calif., Mourns Marine Killed in Fallujah

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Modesto, Calif., Mourns Marine Killed in Fallujah

Modesto, Calif., Mourns Marine Killed in Fallujah

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Modesto, Calif., experienced its first combat death from the war in Iraq this month, when Marine Cpl. Michael Anderson Jr. was killed during a firefight in Fallujah. Friends and family say Anderson died fulfilling a personal goal. Bob Hensley of member station KXJZ has a remembrance.