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US to grant parents right to be interred with fallen soldiers

Denise Anderson of Mansfield sought help from Massachusetts lawmakers to win the right to be buried with her son, Army Specialist Corey Shea, at the National Veterans’ Cemetery in Bourne. Denise Anderson of Mansfield sought help from Massachusetts lawmakers to win the right to be buried with her son, Army Specialist Corey Shea, at the National Veterans’ Cemetery in Bourne. (Steven Senne/Associated Press/File 2009)
By Bryan Bender and Jeffrey Fish
Globe Staff | Globe Correspondent / October 1, 2010

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A new bill sponsored by Senator John F. Kerry and Representative Barney Frank will now allow some parents of fallen soldiers to be buried next to their children in national military cemeteries. (Full article: 355 words)

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