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'He Wasn't Really Afraid Of Anything': Boston Bombing Victim Remembered

Five years after two explosions went off at the Boston Marathon, parents remember their son, Officer D.J. Simmonds, whose injuries suffered during a confrontation with the bombers led to his death.

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'Talking About Heaven': John Prine Proves That Old Trees Grow Stronger

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'He Wasn't Really Afraid Of Anything': Boston Bombing Victim Remembered

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