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Ohio Town Feels the Loss of Local Marines

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Ohio Town Feels the Loss of Local Marines

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Ohio Town Feels the Loss of Local Marines

Ohio Town Feels the Loss of Local Marines

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Last year, more than a dozen Marines from a battalion based in Brook Park, Ohio, were killed in Haditha, Iraq. The deaths sparked a memorial drive in the town, thrusting the blue-collar city into the spotlight.

Renita Jablonski of member station WKSU reports how the community continues to deal with the losses.