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Chattanooga shooting: Springfield native Thomas Sullivan among Marines killed

Chattanooga shooting: Springfield native Thomas Sullivan among Marines killed

masslive.com ^ | 7/17/15 | Conor Berry

Posted on 7/17/2015, 12:32:36 PM by BlatherNaut

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He grew up in Springfield, Massachusetts, survived two tours of duty in Iraq, and earned a Purple Heart. But, according to his family, he died in a domestic terrorist attack on Thursday, July 16, 2015, at the hands of a madman in Chattanooga, Tennessee, who shot up a military base, killing four Marines and wounding three others.

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His name is Thomas J. Sullivan, 40, a member of the U.S. Marine Corps, one of three kids of Jerry and Betty Sullivan. He grew up in the East Forest Park section of Springfield, graduated Cathedral High School and went on to serve his country in Iraq.

Just a few days ago, Sullivan was jogging along Mill Road in Hampden, Massachusetts, where his parents live. Now, he’s the latest entry in a chapter of American history in which people who view the nation as a foe attack citizens on American soil in the name of such and such a cause and for such and such an alleged transgression, if the same motive for past incidents holds true……..MORE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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