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megimoo
02-14-2009, 10:46 AM
Fifty Varied Lives, Ended on a Cold, Foggy Night [decorated Vietnam Vet on-board Flight 3407]
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Clay Yarber was on Continental Connection Flight 3407, a decorated Marine who had twice survived helicopter crashes in Vietnam but was left with a fear of flying so deep he often preferred to drive, even cross country. But Thursday, Mr. Yarber, 62, had boarded a flight from California, connecting through Newark, to visit a friend in the Buffalo area. (snip) He had received two Purple Hearts and a Bronze Star for his service in Vietnam. “He was a really great father,” said Michele Keratsis, his last wife. She said that around the time of the Tet offensive in 1968, Mr....


http://www.nytimes.com/2009/02/14/nyregion/14passengers.html?hp