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Patty Roth of Alexandria is a critical care nurse at the Kandahar Hospital in Afghanistan. (Contributed photo)

A glimpse into military life and death

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Editor's note: The following is part one of a two-part blog entry written by Patty Roth of Alexandria. She's deployed in Afghanistan as a critical care nurse in charge of the intensive care unit at the Kandahar NATO Role 3 Hospital. It is only lightly edited for length and the newspaper added the subheads. The entry was provided by her husband, Todd Roth. He notes, "I think it is important to not forget that we still have those overseas in danger.


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