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Fort Hood officials plant 9/11 Survivor Tree seedling on post

Rose L. Thayer Killeen Daily Herald With families of the fallen standing by, Fort Hood officials today planted the seedling of a tree that survived the 9/11 terrorist attack at the World Trade Center. The spring after the 2001 attack in New York City, leaves began growing on the branch of a tree sticking up […]

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9/11 survivor Michael Franks gained perspective from tragedy

Rachel Minske Mequon Now To see a video interview with Michael Franks, please click here. The United States formally ended combat in Afghanistan Dec. 28, 2014 with a ceremony in Kabul — 13 years after declaring war. Michael Franks remembers every detail from the day that launched the international military campaign dubbed The War on […]

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Someone made sure to shovel out the Boston Marathon finish line

Matt Bonesteel, Washington Post Boston was hammered with 23.3 inches of snow during the Blizzard of 2015, the sixth-biggest snowstorm in that city’s history. Naturally, it’ll take some time for all the roads there to be completely cleared of snow, but there’s at least one patch that’s in good shape: The Boston Marathon finish line on Boylston Street. […]

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