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Father Regrets Lost Connection with Marine Son

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Father Regrets Lost Connection with Marine Son

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Father Regrets Lost Connection with Marine Son

Father Regrets Lost Connection with Marine Son

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Lance Corporal Ryan McCaughan only met his father a few times, but he spent a lot of time thinking about him. McCaughan knew his dad had served in the Marines, and that's what inspired him to sign up. McCaughan, 19, was killed by a roadside bomb in Iraq.

New Hampshire Public Radio's Dan Gorenstein reports.