Home / Press / Portland Press Herald — Gratitude to Maine’s fallen soldiers set in stone

Remembrances of Maine’s war dead will be part of a ‘tribute trek’ led by a Waterville native who served in Iraq and Afghanistan.

May 23, 2014 By Randy Billings rbillings@pressherald.com
Staff Writer

Last summer, Donald Buxbaum set out to find the perfect stone to memorialize his grandson Justin, who died at the age of 23 from an accidental shooting in 2008 while serving in the Army in Kuchamond, Afghanistan. The stone would be engraved with Spc. Buxbaum’s initials, his rank, the year he was born and the year he died, to honor his service to this country. MORE.



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