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Teens mourn soldier whose letter reached them 2 days before death

By Stephanie Ebbert
Globe Staff / May 5, 2007

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The letter that Army First Lieutenant Ryan Patrick Jones sent to a class at Montachusett Regional Vocational Technical School in Fitchburg this week put a brave face on his duty in Iraq. It was a sad foreshadowing of his fate, received Monday, two days before Jones died. (Full article: 640 words)

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