Wherein we pause to honor the continuing sacrifice of our troops in the Middle East as well as notable lives lost.
October 27, 2013

(h/t Heather at VideoCafe)

This Week with George Stephanopoulos marks the passing of one service member in Afghanistan.

US Marines LCpl Christopher O Grant, 20, Richwood, LA

According to iCasualties, the total number of allied service members killed in Afghanistan is now 3,393.

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

Nobel laureate economist Lawrence Klein, 93
NY politician Major Owens, 77
Musician Gypie Mayo, 62
Director Antonia Bird, 54
Medical oddity Brooke Greenberg, 20
Televangelist and CIA operative Ben Haden, 88
Stuntman and director Hal Needham, 82
Economist and medical pioneer Augusto Odone, 80
Character actress Marcia Wallace, 70
Musician and icon Lou Reed, 71

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