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Fallen Marine was part of ‘Spurs family'

Benjamin Schmidt grew up in the public eye.

By Scott Huddleston
Updated 12:27 a.m., Saturday, October 15, 2011

Friends and family members gathered Friday to honor a fallen Marine who grew up near the limelight, hanging out courtside at Spurs games and meeting the city's political and civic elite before he was old enough to vote.

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