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Since September 11, 2001, 11 graduates from high schools in Clovis, California who joined the US military have died in Afghanistan or Iraq.

Al Jazeera's Gabriel Elizondo spoke to Cora Shipley, a shop owner in Clovis, who has set up a memorial for those killed in the wars from her town.

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Source: Al Jazeera