Georgia Marine killed in Afghanistan

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ROME, Ga. — The uncle of a Marine from northwest Georgia who was killed in Afghanistan joined the military when he was 17 and previously had been in Iraq.

Lance Cpl. Seth Sharp of Adairsville was killed Thursday, just six weeks after arriving in Afghanistan, Shane Rogers told the Rome News-Tribune.

Rogers says the 20-year-old Sharp played football at Adairsville High School but left high school early to join the Marines.

He is survived by his mother, Angie Sharp, and his father and stepmother, Rick and Tiffany Sharp.

Sharp was killed during Operation Strike of the Sword, the latest push by the Marine Corps taking on the Taliban. He was serving in Company E of the 2nd Battalion, 8th Marines.

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Craig Spinks
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Craig Spinks 07/05/09 - 08:52 am
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Ours will be the land of the

Ours will be the land of the free only so long as it is the home of the brave.

DEVGRU
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DEVGRU 07/05/09 - 09:50 am
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May God be with you.

May God be with you.

goBAMA_09_ROLLTIDE
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goBAMA_09_ROLLTIDE 07/05/09 - 09:58 am
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Semper Fi my brother. May God

Semper Fi my brother. May God and Chesty be with you.

sayitaintso_bo
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sayitaintso_bo 07/05/09 - 10:16 am
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My thoughts are with his

My thoughts are with his family, rest in peace! Sempi fi!

Tots
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Tots 07/05/09 - 11:47 am
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Love and prayers to you and

Love and prayers to you and your family.

shelly11662
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shelly11662 07/05/09 - 03:51 pm
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So young and so brave.

So young and so brave.

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goBAMA_09_ROLLTIDE 07/05/09 - 04:54 pm
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sayitaintso, please change

sayitaintso, please change your last part to say "Semper Fi." Also, if you haven't earned the title of "United States Marine," you haven't earned the right to say "Semper Fi!"

sayitaintso_bo
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sayitaintso_bo 07/05/09 - 06:35 pm
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tide, I earned the title of

tide, I earned the title of Lt Col in the US armed forces--sorry if I offended you and sorry I spelled it wrong---the time I spent---gives me the right to try and honor a warrior, thank you ! No Offense intended!

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gemini62882 07/05/09 - 07:09 pm
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My heart goes out to his

My heart goes out to his family. I'm sorry for your loss. But I would also like to say Thank You for the price that your son paid so that we as Americans have our freedoms. God Bless Your Family and the Families of All the Soldiers that are Fighting for America.

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usmcbuckner 07/05/09 - 07:14 pm
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SEMPER FI brother and thank

SEMPER FI brother and thank you for your service. Be at peace, we'll take it from here. Thanks to all Marines who continue to serve; thanks for your Honor, your Courage and your Commitment.

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asustudent75 07/05/09 - 10:23 pm
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A true American hero gave his

A true American hero gave his life on Thursday. If it were not for the brave young men and women in our military, we would not have the freedoms that we have today. God bless both his family and military family. I will continue to pray for those who are defending our country today and for those who died fighting for our country.

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Frank I 07/05/09 - 11:21 pm
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from an old soldier, Semper

from an old soldier, Semper Fi.. and to his family, thank you for your sacrifice

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