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Loss of General Kelly’s son in Afghanistan behind moving comments



WASHINGTON – Few things are more moving than thinking about the sacrifices American families have made for the cause of freedom. It was clearly the case Thursday when CNN's Wolf Blitzer played for Illinois Congressman Adam Kinzinger as he listened to retired General John Kelly's comments about Gold Star Families.

Kelly, who lost his own son fighting in Afghanistan, will be serving the Trump Administration as the head of Homeland Security. He said parents who've lost children in battle  can say, "It was my boy or my girl that stood their post and did their duty into eternity …" 


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