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PHOTO GALLERY: Retired soldier walks America to honor others

August 10, 2013 | 4:52 p.m. CDT
Memorial creator Joe “Tiger” Patrick of Peace Dale, R.I., selected more casual, personal photos for the memorial when they were available. Patrick is walking 20 miles a day, six days a week to honor military members killed in action. On the 25-foot panel are 26 Missouri natives, including Columbia residents Lance Cpl. Leon B. DeRops and Spc. Sterling Wyatt.

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