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Fallen Soldier Receives Roadside Salute

Residents salute as the hearse carrying the coffin for Sgt. Shawn Farrell passes following a funeral in his hometown of Accord, N.Y., on May 8. Sgt. Farrell, who was 24, was killed on April 28th from wounds suffered during a firefight in Afghanistan. Farrell was a member of the Army 10th Mountain Division based out of Fort Drum. He was married with no children. Spencer Platt / Getty Images

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Residents salute as the hearse carrying the coffin for Sgt. Shawn Farrell passes following a funeral in his hometown of Accord, N.Y., on May 8. Sgt. Farrell, 24, was killed on April 28 from wounds suffered during a firefight in Afghanistan. Farrell was a member of the Army 10th Mountain Division based out of Fort Drum. He was married with no children.

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