Thursday, March 26, 2009 :: Staff infoZine
By Alex Hering - Marine Sgt. Carmelo Rodriguez fought in Iraq but lost his life fighting a different war.
Washington, D.C. - infoZine - Scripps Howard Foundation Wire - Cancer that went undiagnosed for nearly nine years killed the 29-year-old Rodriguez, of Ellenville, N.Y., said his sister, who testified about her family's story Tuesday before the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Commercial and Administrative Law.
"Carmelo wanted his story to be heard, even if his life couldn't be saved. He wanted to ensure that what happened to him would not happen to another service member," Ivette Rodriguez said.
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