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IRAQ-MICH-LEE
(2007-11-21)
(wgvu) -
- A SOLDIER FROM WEST MICHIGAN HAS BEEN
KILLED WHILE SERVING IN IRAQ.
ARMY CORPORAL JASON LEE OF FRUITPORT DIED SUNDAY AFTER AN
IMPROVISED EXPLOSIVE DEVICE DETONATED NEAR HIS UNIT NORTHEAST OF
BAGHDAD.
TWO OTHER SOLDIERS ALSO WERE KILLED BY THE ROADSIDE BOMB.
THOMAS LEE SAYS HE SPOKE WITH HIS 26-YEAR-OLD SON THREE DAYS
BEFORE HIS DEATH. HE SAYS HIS SON TOLD HIM "DAD, I'M MAKING A DIFFERENCE."
LEE SAYS HIS SON ENTERED THE MILITARY IN MAY 2004 INTENDING TO
JOIN AN AIRBORNE UNIT, BUT TRANSFERRED TO THE INFANTRY AFTER HE WAS
INJURED.
BESIDES HIS PARENTS, JASON LEE IS SURVIVED BY HIS WIFE LISA.
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