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Boots memorialize Iraq War’s soldiers


In print | Published March 25, 2010

Nick Brown | Phoenix Staff – Also on display inside the boots were mementos and notes from family members.

Sergeant Jennifer Hartman of New Ringgold, Pennsylvania entered the military when she was 17 years old. Four years later a suicide bombing killed her and two fellow soldiers near an electrical substation at her barracks in Baghdad.

On Monday, a pair of boots stood alongside 18 others on the second floor of McCabe Library as memorials to Hartman and other soldiers of Eastern Pennsylvania who died in Iraq.

Read the full story in The Phoenix…