Jared John Raymond: Requiem For A Young Hero
via The Boston Herald – with video. Never forget. Jared John Raymond didn’t and he was just a boy. Take the time.
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Jared John Raymond left Swampscott two years ago, about a month after graduating high school.
Yesterday, as Jaclyn Raymond instinctively looked one last time to see her son, her only child, Jared, she also stood outside the church of St. John the Evangelist waiting for a hero to be carried back into the welcoming bosom of his hometown.
Jaclyn Raymond, right, is comforted by her mother, Agnes Raymond, at the Swampscott funeral of her son, Army Spc. Jared Raymond, who was killed in Iraq. (Staff photo by Mark Garfinkel)