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Afghanistan

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  • Injured warrior breaks down barriers

    Injured warrior breaks down barriers
    Still feeling the effects of the nerve damage suffered when her arm broke in half while she was serving in Afghanistan, Marine Sgt. Lorie Yrigoyen stood on the podium on the first day of the Warrior Games, gold medal in hand.
  • Local reactions vary to bin Laden news

    While many people around the world celebrated the death of Osama bin Laden this week, Cecil Birnbaum found himself in a contemplative frame of mind. Birnbaum, the chaplain of Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 11548 in Huntington Beach, could easily...

    Notable passings of 2010

    The following notable people from the Huntington Beach and Fountain Valley community passed away this year. Juergen W. Bless Bishop Juergen W. Bless did the first blessing at St. Thaddeus Jude Old Catholic Church in Old World Village and served...

    'Heart' makes HB Reads bigger

     'Heart' makes HB Reads bigger
    In the past three years, HB Reads has taken participants' minds around the world — to Afghanistan, Alaska and Sudan — but this year, it also will give them another language to express their thoughts. To mirror the subject matter in...

    City Lights: Meeting halfway on life's gridiron

    City Lights: Meeting halfway on life's gridiron
    Mark Magana never played football in high school. In fact, he didn't play sports at all as a child, except for a little T-ball and track and a few games of soccer. He got most of his exercise when he joined the Army right after high school. Derrick Woods...