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Bozita Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat May-27-06 03:16 PM
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4pm EDT: CNN recreates the circumstances of Pat Tillman's death
Edited on Sat May-27-06 03:19 PM by Bozita
http://www.cnn.com/2006/US/05/27/pat.tillman/index.html

CNN recreates the circumstances of Pat Tillman's death in Afghanistan, CNN Live Saturday, 4 p.m. ET.

Investigation reveals new Tillman questions

CNN finds accusations of negligence and deceit in Army probes

By Scott Bronstein and Jamie McIntyre
CNN
Saturday, May 27, 2006; Posted: 2:17 p.m. EDT (18:17 GMT)

(CNN) -- Cpl. Pat Tillman died April 22, 2004, in Afghanistan, shot down in a confusing firefight on a dusty ridge in a war he gave up a lucrative NFL career to fight.

At his memorial service, mourners remembered the 27-year-old Tillman as an inspiration to thousands of Americans. California's first lady Maria Shriver was among those supporting the family, recalling how much Tillman gave up to fight for his country in Afghanistan.

"Pat had it all," she said. "Intelligence, movie star good looks, a loving wife, athletic prowess, fame. A lucrative and promising career. Who among us could walk away from riches and a job we love?"

Tillman did.

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