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May 5, 10:30 p.m.

Alabama Hero Laid to Rest

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Sgt. Troy Jenkins made the ultimate scarifice in Iraq. He threw himself on a cluster bomb to save fellow soldiers and an Iraqi child.  Monday he was laid to rest.

Jenkins' mother and other relatives traveled from his hometown of Repton, Alabama to Riverside, California, for today's funeral.

The Alabama House passed a resolution honoring Jenkins and his heroic service to America.

Troy Jenkins leaves behind a wife, Amanda, and two sons - 4-year old Tristan and 2-year old Brandon.

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