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Claim: E-mail requests prayers for Matt Maupin, a U.S. soldier killed in Iraq.
Example: [Collected via e-mail, April 2008]
Origins: Matt Maupin, then a 20-year-old Army reservist from Batavia, Ohio, went missing after an attack on a fuel convoy near Baghdad International Airport in Iraq on
According to friends of the Maupin family, Matt's remains are expected to arrive at Cincinnati's Lunken Airport on
A friend of the Maupin family said Matt's remains will arrive at Lunken Airport onThe above-quoted e-mail encourages recipients to take a moment to offer a prayer for Matt and other
The family said they would like the public to line the route with candles to "light his way home."
The funeral procession will go from:
Beechmont to 32
Right on Glen Este-Withamsville
Past Glen Este High School, past the park
Right on Clough Pike
Right on Ferguson Drive
Right on Aicoltz Road to the Union Township Civic Center where the funeral service will be held on Sunday
Last updated: 21 April 2008
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