Capt. Peter Davidovitch, 30, was escorted by Oak Forest police, firefighters, city officials and members of several veteran support groups Saturday.
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Tuesday, May 3, 2011
Patch features 2 days of stories about how local people reacted to the latest victory in the war on terror.
Almost 10 years have passed since the attacks of Sept. 11. In that time, the United States has gone to war in Afghanistan and Iraq. Thousands of troops have lost their lives, including many from the south suburbs. Late Sunday night, the news of Osama bin Laden's death began to spread. Americans turned on their televisions, or sat in front of their computers as information began to trickle in. Patch spoke with dozens of locals about their thoughts on this abrupt ending to a chapter in American history. Yet for many, it is hardly an ending. New Lenox resident Bernadine Lowell's son Jacob died nearly four years ago while serving in Afghanistan. "I think about him every day, so there’s not going to be closure no matter who they capture," …