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Published: Saturday, February 2, 2013, 12:01 a.m.
Military


Thank you to all who serve to protect

So I saw on the news a ship in the U.S. Navy fleet stopped a bunch of Somalia pirates this week. In doing so many weapons had been confiscated. I know today isn't one of those fancy support the troops holidays, but then every day that the men and women of this country serve to protect us and many other people in the world should be a "Support and be Proud" day. So to my niece Sydney Britton and all her shipmates and all the other men and women I send this letter of thanks.

Keith Becker
Lake Stevens
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