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Hundreds Turn Out For Sprague Family Of Fallen Soldier

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SPRAGUE, Wash - Family & friends welcome home family of fallen soldier.

Thursday night hundreds of people turned out in Sprague, Washington to welcome home the family of fallen soldier Justin Clouse. Clouse was killed in Afghanistan this week in what U.S. officials have called one of the worst friendly fire incidents of the war. 4 other US military personnel were killed in the incident.

News spread quickly in the small town of about 450 people and soon the town organized an effort to show their support for the family.

On Wednesday the family of Clouse flew to Delaware to identify Clouse's remains. When the family arrived back home in Sprague around 12 AM Thursday morning a few hundred people stood in the streets with candles and flags to welcome the family home.

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