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In Memoriam

In which we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.

(h/t Heather the Wonderful at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos notes the deaths of two service members in Afghanistan.

US Army SSG Randall R Lane, 43, Indianapolis, IN
US Army SGT William D Brown III, 44, Franklin, NC

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members who have died in Afghanistan is now 3,377.

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

Television personality Jerry Bishop, 77
Artist Joan Hanke-Woods, 67
Football player Scott Adams, 46
Rockabilly singer Marvin Rainwater, 88
Director Richard C. Sarafian, 83
Heavyweight boxer Ken Norton, 70
Microbiologist Donald Low, 68 executive Joy Covey, 50
Japanese businessman Hiroshi Yamauchi, 85
HIV activist and artist Stephen Crohn, 66
Writer Carolyn Cassady, 90
Ghanian poet and diplomat Kofi Awoonor, 78

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