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U.S. Soldier Remembrance

NPR's Mandalit del Barco profiles one of the more than 50 U.S. troops who have died in Iraq since major combat in the war officially ended May 1. She visits the family of Army Sgt. Atanasio Haro Marin, a Mexican-American soldier from Baldwin Park, Calif., who died when his unit was ambushed.

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Mandalit del Barco
As an arts correspondent based at NPR West, Mandalit del Barco reports and produces stories about film, television, music, visual arts, dance and other topics. Over the years, she has also covered everything from street gangs to Hollywood, police and prisons, marijuana, immigration, race relations, natural disasters, Latino arts and urban street culture (including hip hop dance, music, and art). Every year, she covers the Oscars and the Grammy awards for NPR, as well as the Sundance Film Festival and other events. Her news reports, feature stories and photos, filed from Los Angeles and abroad, can be heard on All Things Considered, Morning Edition, Weekend Edition,, and