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St. Petersburg soldier returns home

Tampa Bay residents were honoring the life of Army Spc. Brittany Gordon, 24, who was killed Oct. 13 in Afghanistan by a suicide bomber, October 24, 2012, with a procession and other observances.

The 24-year-old was the daughter of Brenda Gordon and St. Petersburg assistant police chief Cedric Gordon.

She also was the first female soldier from the Tampa Bay area to be killed in the Iraq or Afghanistan wars.


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