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Iraq War / A Soldier's Story #889788

ABC Evening News for Sunday, Mar 23, 2008
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(Studio: Dan Harris) A look at one soldier's remarkable legacy introduced.

(No location given: Tom Rinaldi) The story of Army Pfc. Nick Madaras, who faced combat in Iraq and saw children playing soccer before he killed by a roadside bomb at age 19, that led to a legacy of soccer balls for Iraq presented; scenes shown of the balls being delivered to a village. [Parents Shalini and Bill MADARAS†- talk about their son, soccer and Iraq.] [From Wilton, Connecticut, Ken DARTLEY†- talks about his idea to collect soccer balls and send them to Iraq with Nick's name on every ball.] [In Koresh, Salah FARAG†- {thru translator} says Nick is present with the kids.]

Harris, Dan;
Rinaldi, Tom

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