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Brent Taylor

Hometown hero
Taylor, who started his military service in 2003, deployed to Iraq twice and Afghanistan once before his tour this year

WHEN BRENT TAYLOR, THE MAYOR OF NORTH OGDEN, UTAH, found out that he would be going to Afghanistan—his fourth military deployment since 2006—he

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