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Soldier’s family wants answers from Army on how their son died from rabies

Published 09/16/2011, Contra Costa Times (MCT)

Had Army Spc. Kevin Shumaker died from a mortar blast or insurgent fire while serving in Afghanistan, that would be devastating but fathomable. Instead, the decorated 24-year-old from Livermore, Calif., was dealt a fatal blow in January while breaking up, of all things, a dogfight at his remote Afghanistan base.

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