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Posted on: July 13, 2010

[ARCHIVED] Gov. Ritter orders flags lowered to honor Marine

Gov. Bill Ritter has ordered that U.S. and Colorado flags be lowered to half staff at state and federal facilities throughout Colorado Wednesday, July 14, in honor of Marine Cpl. Larry D. Harris, 24, of Thornton.

Harris was killed by a roadside bomb in Afghanistan while carrying a wounded Marine to safety July 1. Harris graduated from Boulder High School in 2003.

A funeral service is scheduled for 10 a.m. Wednesday at the Rising Star Missionary Baptist Church in Denver.

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