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Navajo soldier who was killed in Iraq is laid to rest

Hundreds of people attended the funeral service for Army Cpl. Lyle Cambridge, 23, a member of the Navajo Nation was killed in Iraq.

Cambridge died on July 5 when an explosive device exploded near the Humvee he was riding in. He was called a hero and warrior for his service in Iraq.

Cambridge's family was presented with the Bronze Star, Purple Heart, Army Commendation, Global War on Terrorism and the Iraq Campaign medals.

Cambridge leaves behind a wife and two young sons.

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