Army a Lifelong Dream for Spec. Eric Caldwell

Army Specialist Eric Caldwell grew up in Maryland with his twin sister and grandparents. He never graduated from high school, but he earned a GED to be eligible for the army. He died two months after arriving in Iraq. Melody Simmons of member station WYPR in Baltimore asked friends and family about Caldwell's life and aspirations.



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