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Leominster family gets tank for park to remember son killed in Iraq

For more than two years, the Roberge family has been working to honor their slain son and his fellow Iraq veterans the way they think he would have wanted: a memorial park featuring one of the tanks he loved to drive.

The 57-ton tank rolled into Leominster several weeks ago on the back of an 18-wheel truck. After 26 months spent searching for it, Pauline and John Roberge said their relief was palpable, they just wished it was their son driving the M60-A3.

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