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Brother given decorations of ex-soldier long mourned

Medals are found in a gas station

William J. Lanen paid his respects yesterday at Lawrence's Immaculate Conception Cemetery after receiving long-lost medals that belonged to his deceased brother, Walter F. Lanen.
By John R. Ellement
Globe Staff / March 31, 2006

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LAWRENCE -- With a slight trace of tears in his eyes, William J. Lanen stood still and straight as the 87-year-old retired Army colonel stared down at his younger brother's grave. (Full article: 549 words)

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