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Family loses 2 sons in Afghanistan war

Ben and Beau Wise, of Little Rock, Ark., are two of thousands of Americans who have died since the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan began. But they share a link that most do not: They were brothers.

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In this undated photo provided by the Wise family, from left, brothers Ben Wise, Beau Wise and Jeremy Wise talk with one another. Ben and Jeremy died while serving their country in Afghanistan.

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In this photo, taken Jan. 24, 2012, the image of former Navy Seal Jeremy Wise is shown on the cover of a video of his 2009 memorial service and a newspaper obit displayed at his sister's home in Prescott, Ark.

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In this undated photo provided by the Wise family in Little Rock, Ark., U.S. Army Sgt. Ben Wise poses in a combat uniform. Wise died Jan. 15, 2012, in a hospital in Germany after being wounded in Afghanistan.

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In this undated photo provided by the Wise family, mother Mary Wise, right, poses with her children, from left, Beau, Heather, Ben and Jeremy. Ben and Jeremy were later killed in southwest Asia.

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In this undated photo provided by the Department of Defense via the Wise family, Beau Wise poses in his U. S. Marine Corps uniform. Wise has had two brothers die in Afghanistan.

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In this Jan. 24, 2012 photo, Heather Skaleski reminisces about two of her brothers, U.S. Army Sgt. 1st Class Ben Wise, and former U.S. Navy Seal Jeremy Wise, in her Prescott, Ark., home. Her brothers were killed in Afghanistan.

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Family loses 2 sons in Afghanistan war

Ben and Beau Wise, of Little Rock, Ark., are two of thousands of Americans who have died since the conflicts in Iraq and Afghanistan began. But they share a link that most do not: They were brothers.

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