New Hampshire Loses a Favorite Son in Iraq

Capt. Douglas A. Dicenzo

Capt. Douglas A. Dicenzo, 30, of Plymouth, N.H., was killed in Iraq last week when his Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb. hide caption

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When Doug DiCenzo was getting ready to graduate from high school in Plymouth, N.H., the class president and football star only applied to one school: West Point.

His mother says DiCenzo always wanted to be a career soldier. After graduating from West Point, he rose quickly through the ranks.

DiCenzo was a captain leading about 130 men when he was killed in Iraq last week. His Humvee was hit by a roadside bomb. Shannon Mullen has a profile.

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