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Marine CO: ‘The sky isn’t falling in Sangin’

By Gina Cavallaro - Staff writer
Posted : Tuesday Aug 2, 2011 12:16:39 EDT

SANGIN, Afghanistan — Lance Cpl. John Farias parked himself in front of a video camera June 2 and fumbled his way through a seven-minute greeting to his family in Texas. A rifleman with 1st Battalion, 5th Marines, he discussed the austere living conditions at his patrol base and his craving for sushi.

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