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Soldier laid to rest

Funeral services were held Wednesday in Georgia for a Kentucky-native, killed while serving in Afghanistan.

First Sergeant John Blair died after a rocket attack. He grew up in Harlan County where he played football for Cumberland High School.

Funeral services were held in Calhoun, Georgia where he had been living.

Flags at all state building in Kentucky were at half-staff until sunset on Wednesday in honor of Sergeant Blair.


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