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      Birmingham soldier dies in Afghanistan

      PFC Julian Colvin

      {} {} A soldier from Birmingham has lost his life in Afghanistan.

      {} {} The Department of Defense announced that 21 year old PFC Julian Colvin died Sunday. {}He passed away after he was wounded by an improvised explosive device.

      {} {} A staff sergeant from Arizona also died in the explosion. {}Both men were assigned to the 508th Special Troops Battalion, based in North Carolina.

      {} {} No word yet on funeral plans for Colvin.

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