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Two men killed in Iraq are honored

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The family of the late Corporal Edgardo Zayas stood at the podium during the dedication of the Puerto Rican Veterans Associations' Boston Facility, located at 719 Tremont Street, in his honor Saturday afternoon. From left, his mother Gloria Zayas, his wife, Suheil Zayas and son Alex Zayas, 7, were presented with plaques in honor of him.
The family of the late Corporal Edgardo Zayas stood at the podium during the dedication of the Puerto Rican Veterans Associations' Boston Facility, located at 719 Tremont Street, in his honor Saturday afternoon. From left, his mother Gloria Zayas, his wife, Suheil Zayas and son Alex Zayas, 7, were presented with plaques in honor of him. (Globe Staff Photo / Justine Hunt) Globe Staff Photo / Justine Hunt
By Brian R. Ballou
Globe Staff / December 3, 2006

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They were young fighting men from Massachusetts who had left their wives and children this year to fight in Iraq. And they were killed on patrol: Edgardo Zayas in August and Joshua L. Booth in October. (Full article: 538 words)

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