Story URL: http://news.medill.northwestern.edu/chicago/news.aspx?id=156480
Story Retrieval Date: 5/21/2013 12:58:22 PM CST
A fallen soldier is remembered.
Black history lives: remembering a Liberian-American soldier
Albert Ware, an army sergeant, died in Afghanistan in December when enemy forces exploded his convoy. Ware not only died for America, but he died for a foreign land. With his family, he immigrated to America as a child to escape the brutal civil war in Liberia. Now Chika Oduah reports on how his family and neighbors in the Pullman community honor the fallen soldier.