Remembering Brooklyn Marine Lance Corporal Julian Brennan

Brooklyn Marine Lance Corporal Julian Brennan was killed in Afghanistan last January. Contrary to the image of the tough soldier, Brennan was also a trained actor, singer and a budding writer. Brennan's parents spoke to WNYC’s Kathleen Horan about his 25 years of life. This Veterans Day, Horan returns to talk to his family.

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Shannon and Julian

Shannon and Julian

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Jullian's grandfather Jim and his father Bill and Jullian (far right)

Julian and his wife Bettina

Julian and his wife Bettina

Julian (right) and his brother James as kids

Julian (right) and his brother James as kids