As the point man on a patrol in southern Afghanistan’s Helmand Province, Lance Cpl. Joshua “Bernie” Bernard was struck by a rocket-propelled grenade in a Taliban ambush. The RPG blew off one of his legs and severely damaged the other. Bernard, a 21-year-old from New Portland, Maine, was evacuated to a Marine compound but later died from his wounds.
Today's Question: Should the Missourian have published the photo of the dying Marine?
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