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In Memoriam

Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.
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This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the death of one service member in Afghanistan.

CDR Christopher E. Kalafut, 49, U.S. Navy, Oceanside, CA
CPL Jordan L. Spears, 21, U.S. Marines, Memphis, IN

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3478

In addition, the following notable names lost their lives this week:

Founder of Hindu Temple Movement, Alagappa Alagappan, 88
Founder of first Suicide Hotline, Bernard Mayes, 85
Counsel to Gerald Ford, Roderick M. Hills, 83
Photographer of Subcultures, David Armstrong, 60
Playwright, Herb Schapiro, 85
Boston's Longest Serving Mayor, Thomas M. Menino, 71
Former Union Carbide CEO, Warren Anderson, 92
Revered Vietnam Fighter Pilot, Jack Broughton, 89
Pulitzer Prize-Winning Poet, Galway Kinnell, 87
Former CNN & Fox News Anchor, Terry Keenan, 53
Art21 Founder, Susan Sollins, 75
Zambia President, Michael Sata, 77
Actor & Writer, L.M. "Kit" Carson, 73
Activist, Efua Dorkenoo, 65
Seller of Strings to the Star, Stan M. Jay, 71
"Welcome Back, Kotter" Actress, Marcia Strassman, 66

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