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A Sergeant’s Last Mission: Soldiering, Barbering and Missing His Family at Home

The bitter back and forth is a marked contrast to his life, which family, friends and fellow soldiers say was characterized by kindness and an optimism that allowed him to rise above a tough upbringing, when so much around him seemed set on keeping him down.

Wednesday, October 25, 2017
The New York Times
Topics: 
Military / Pentagon
Africa
Author Info: Yamiche Alcindor, Dave Philipps
Teaser Text: 
The bitter back and forth is a marked contrast to his life, which family, friends and fellow soldiers say was characterized by kindness and an optimism that allowed him to rise above a tough upbringing, when so much around him seemed set on keeping him down.
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