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Military Spouse Learns of Husband’s Death Through Facebook | NewsFeed | TIME.com

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Sergeant Christopher Brown, from Columbus, Ohio, was killed on April 3 by an insurgent bomb in Afghanistan, just a week into his fourth tour. But compounding the tragedy, says his widow, is the fact that she heard about the incident not through official military channels but via Facebook.

Ariell Taylor-Brown, who said she had been talking over Skype with her husband “literally hours before this happened” was at home, 11 weeks pregnant with the couple’s third child, when she received a message on Facebook from a woman in Brown’s platoon who said she should “call her immediately,” the Huffington Post reports.

via Military Spouse Learns of Husband’s Death Through Facebook | NewsFeed | TIME.com.

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Written by edparnell

April 23, 2012 at 1:44 pm

Posted in Articles, Disgusting, Fail

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