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NBC Evening News for Monday, Nov 10, 2008
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(Studio: Brian Williams) Report introduced.

(Near Cobourg, Ontario: Kevin Tibbles) The grassroots phenomenon in Canada to honor those killed in the war in Afghanistan featured; scenes and photos shown of a coffin draped with the Canadian flag and the people waving flags, holding signs and saluting on the bridges over the highway to the morgue. [Photographer Peter FISHER†- says he hopes they know they’re not alone.] [Fallen soldier’s mother Darlene CUSHMAN‡- recalls a father and son saluting her son; thanks the people on the road.] [Cobourg fire department Capt. Todd WILSON†- comments on saluting the heroes despite miserable weather.]

Williams, Brian;
Tibbles, Kevin

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