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June 17, 2007 | John L. Mitchell, Times Staff Writer
One of Alina Perez's earliest memories of her younger brother is of him on a beach in Coronado, Calif., running from a shadow cast by an airplane flying overhead and screaming: "Mom, help me! Help me!" That frightened 5-year-old grew up to become a soldier parachuting into combat out of helicopters -- a paradox that Perez has struggled to come to grips with since her brother's death June 6 in Afghanistan. Army Sgt. Charles E. Wyckoff, 28, of Chula Vista, Calif.
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April 6, 2008 | Hector Becerra, Times Staff Writer
Gabriel Guzman was serious about physical fitness and martial arts -- even if he could be a joker about so many other things. His former girlfriend, Amy Molloy, 24, said she bought him a huge set of swords and knives one Christmas. "He really had that warrior mentality," she said. "When he wasn't doing martial arts, he was playing video games that had to do with war."
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