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Wife Of Soilder Morns


A Transylvania County bride has gone from memories of her wedding day in June to the death of her soldier husband on Friday.

Cody J. "C.J." Eggleston, 21, of Eugene, Ore., died at Bethesda Hospital in Maryland on Friday from wounds he suffered while stationed in Iraq.

Karie Eggleston, 26, of Brevard, said her husband was shipped out to Iraq in September and had been on the Iraq military base a week-and-a-half when they came under mortar fire.

According to Karie, he and several other soldiers were just cleaning up and prepping the station when the attack began.

"A lot of the guys sustained s...

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