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Marine is killed in Afghanistan

Cpl. Gurpreet Singh had wanted to be in the military since he was a boy. The immigrant from India hoped to go to college after the service.

By Louis Sahagun, Los Angeles Times
July 17, 2011

Quiet and polite, with a penchant for keeping his emotions in check and his clothes clean and pressed, Gurpreet Singh seemed a perfect fit as a retail shoe salesman.

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