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    NJ town mourns loss of marine killed in Afghanistan

    The community of a New Jersey town is mourning the loss of a local hero, after Cpl. Nicholas Ott was killed while serving in Afghanistan.

    Ott was killed Wednesday, according to the Star-Ledger, during combat operations in Helmand Province.

    The Star-Ledger reports the former Manchester High School athlete was honored Friday in part with hundreds of small American flags displayed in front yards.

    Ott was just 23-years-old and was the 36th service member with ties to New Jersey to die in Afghanistan since the war began, according to the report.

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