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After 200 years, Somers Point fights for return of sailors' bodies

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After 200 years, Somers Point fights for return of sailors' bodies

Somers Point leaders want to bring back to the U.S. the remains of Capt. Richard Somers and 12 others killed in 1804 on a mission in Libya. Legislation supporting the effort has passed in the House. Even as the United States and its Western allies participate in a modern war in Libya, a small city in New Jersey and a congressmen are battling to bring home the remains of 13 American sailors who ...

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