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Boston Honors Fallen Soldier Daniel Londono With Memorial Sign03:42


As part of Boston's Hero Squares initiative, the city has rededicated a Dorchester square in honor of a local soldier killed in the Iraq War.

WBUR's Alex Ashlock attended the Saturday morning ceremony to honor Army Sgt. Daniel Londono, who was killed by a roadside bombing in 2004. Ashlock joins Morning Edition to discuss Londono's legacy, as well as the dozen squares the city has erected in honor of fallen soldiers connected to the city.


This segment aired on August 31, 2014.

Alex Ashlock Twitter Producer, Here & Now
Alex Ashlock has been a producer for Here & Now since 2005. He started his WBUR career as senior producer of Morning Edition in 1998.


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