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Arizona ‘Hotshots’ lived the meaning of the word

Arizona ‘Hotshots’ lived the meaning of the word

PRESCOTT — They were fathers and expectant fathers. High school football players and former Marines. Smoke-eaters' sons and first-generation firefighters. What bound the members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots together was a "love of hard work and arduous adventure," and a willingness to risk their lives to protect others. And now, 19 families share a bond of grief.

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Hotshots killed in Ariz. fire remembered, mourned

Hotshots killed in Ariz. fire remembered, mourned

PRESCOTT — Nineteen members of the Granite Mountain Hotshots, based in Prescott, Ariz., were killed Sunday when a windblown wildfire overcame them north of Phoenix. It was the deadliest single day for U.S. firefighters since Sept. 11. Fourteen of the victims were in their 20s. Here are the stories of those who died:

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