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JChristin
09-12-03, 05:59 PM
Channel 6 News Report:

High School Team Retires Jersey Of Fallen Marine

Aaron Contreras, Four Brothers Wore No. 28

PORTLAND -- The Sherwood football program is honoring a former player killed in Iraq.
Marine Capt. Aaron Contreras died March 30 in a helicopter crash in Southern Iraq.

The "Bowman Family" will gather Friday night at Sherwood High School to retire No. 28, worn by Contreras and his four brothers.

The "Bowman Family" concept developed during his high school years, stressing that everyone on the team was part of a family.

Devildogg4ever
09-13-03, 05:14 AM
I think something like this is great! This is one way of making sure our Brothers are not forgotten!! We have different schools around here doing things like this.