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Remembering Brooklyn Marine Lance Corporal Julian Brennan

Wednesday, November 11, 2009

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

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Comments [1]

Mark Underwood

Moving and articulate memories and reflection. "Sad beauty" indeed. Grief casts an artistic, wise light on everything it touches. Special people are able to take note of it. And this interview is special. -knowlengr

Nov. 11 2009 05:40 PM

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