By Elaine Meinel Supkis
Everywhere my ancestors settled as they moved across the continent, they named either Peru or Lima in memory of the Pettit progenitor who was a pirate. Once again, the Marines based in Lima, Ohio, make the news. It used to be, if over five soldiers died and many more were badly injured, this made headline news. Now the stories sink lower and lower in regard and it has reached "ho hum" status.
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