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Air Force Captain Remembers Classmate Who Died In Afghanistan

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Retired Army Officer Remembers Co-Worker Who Was Killed In Afghanistan

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Donna Engeman, Survivor Outreach Services manager at the Installation Management Command, rode her Harley Davidson from San Antonio to Washington, D.C., to ride in Rolling Thunder Memorial Day, 2012. She rides again this year to help raise awarenes about the significance and meaning behind the Gold Star Pins. Rob Mcilvaine(AR News)/U.S. Army /Rob Mcilvaine(AR News)/U.S. Army hide caption

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Army Love: A Fallen Soldier's Widow Tells Their Daughter How It All Began

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CBS News Icon Morley Safer Dies At 84

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Longtime '60 Minutes' Correspondent Morley Safer Dies At 84

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Nashville Singer-Songwriter Guy Clark Dies At 74

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Tejano Music King Emilio Navaira Dies At 53

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Emilio Navaira during the 4th Annual Latin Grammy Awards in Miami in 2003. The musician has died at the age of 53. Michael Caulfield Archive/WireImage/GettyImages hide caption

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Bassist Jane Little performed with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra for more than 71 years — a world record. Dustin Chambers/Atlanta Symphony Orchestra hide caption

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Jane Little, Atlanta's Dainty Double-Bass Player For 71 Years, Dies Onstage

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'Geek Love' Author Katherine Dunn Dies At 70

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Sir Harold W. Kroto, a winner of the 1996 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, gave a lecture on nanoarchitecture in May 2007, in Brussels. "Find something to do where only your best effort will satisfy you," he advised students. Sebastien Pirlet/AFP/Getty Images hide caption

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Listen: Sir Harry Kroto Was More Than A Nobel Prize Winner

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