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Many of us have a date that’s anchored in our minds.

August 10th was the day my only brother, Keith Roger Bryan, left Zanesville, OH on a train for boot camp. His body returned to Zanesville by rail in a casket in May. He was killed in infantry night maneuvers. (Three different papers – three different “details,” so I, age ten, learned not to trust newspapers 😦 .)  Death is sad at whatever age, but 17 is awfully young. When our son, Lincoln, had a son he asked if I minded if he named him after my brother; so the Keith Bryan some of you know could be Keith R. Bryan II.

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