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Gabriel Elizondo Across America
California town honours its post-9/11 fallen
Since 2001, 11 graduates in Clovis, California who joined the US military have died in Afghanistan or Iraq.
Last Modified: 01 Sep 2011 14:36

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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