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U.S. Army, Specialist Jonathan M. Curtis (AP/Courtesy of the U.S. Army)
U.S. Army, Specialist Jonathan M. Curtis (AP/Courtesy of the U.S. Army)

A Belmont family received word this week that their 24-year-old son had died in Afghanistan.

According to the U.S. Department of Defense, Jonathan Curtis was killed Monday in Kandahar when Taliban fighters attacked his unit. His body was flown yesterday to Dover Air Force Base, where his parents were waiting. We speak to Curtis' mother about her son's death.

Guest:

  • Pamela Curtis, mother of Sgt. Jonathan Curtis

This program aired on November 3, 2010.

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