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The grave of Charles McMahon in Woburn, Mass. He and Darwin Judge were the last two Marines who died on the ground in the Vietnam War. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A Senator's Effort Helps Bring Home The Last Marines Killed In Vietnam

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the end of the Vietnam War, WBUR's Bob Oakes tells the story of Charles McMahon, one of the last Marines to die in Vietnam.

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The grave of Charles McMahon in Woburn, Mass. He and Darwin Judge were the last two Marines who died on the ground in the Vietnam War. Jesse Costa/WBUR hide caption

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A Senator's Effort Helps Bring Home The Last Marines Killed In Vietnam

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Natural Cause Emancipator
Battles Barbarossa
Spoken Hidden Orchestra & Phil Cardwell
Can't Leave the Night BadBadNotGood
Confessions BadBadNotGood
I Palindrome I They Might Be Giants
Cheesy [Amen Mix] Plug

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It's Sotomayor V. Roberts In Supreme Court Death Penalty Drama

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Now this is an international baby: Born to a surrogate mom in Nepal (who was implanted with an egg from a South African donor) and now living in Israel with his parents, Amir Vogel Greengold (left) and Gilad Greengold. Emily Harris/NPR hide caption

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Israeli Dads Welcome Surrogate-Born Baby In Nepal On Earthquake Day

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Can't Stop Now White Arrows
Reckoning San Fermin
Skytalk Beats Antique
Busy Earnin' Jungle
Anthem (Nym Remix) Emancipator

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