Marine's widow eternally grateful for ring's return
Her husband didn’t return from Afghanistan, but his platoon made sure the symbol of their love did
By LINDSAY WISE, HOUSTON CHRONICLE
Updated 10:59 p.m., Saturday, October 1, 2011
Sgt. Jared Hammonds frantically scanned an Afghan poppy field, searching for a glint of silver in the soil.
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