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Melissa Garvin in a room of her Peabody home decorated in memory of her husband, Eddie, a Marine killed in Iraq in October.

War widow following her heart to Iraq

Peabody woman to be Army medic

By Raja Mishra
Globe Staff / June 14, 2007

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PEABODY -- Melissa Garvin begged her husband, Eddie, not to go to Iraq. The 19-year-old Marine lance corporal had no choice. He went in September, only to return in a casket a month later, and Garvin, like so many war widows, spiraled into despair. (Full article: 1110 words)

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