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Body of suburban soldier comes home

September 23, 2009 4:58:55 PM PDT
The body of a 20-year-old suburban man who died in Afghanistan returned home on Wednesday.Members of the Patriot Guard Riders were among those at the DuPage airport to pay their respects to Private First Class Matthew Martinek.

Martinek's vehicle was attacked while on patrol earlier this month.

Martinek was a graduate of Bartlett High School and was a football player there. His wake will be Friday and the funeral is on Saturday.


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