Heroic Iraq vet commits suicide

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In this 1974 photo provided by Mary Linnerooth Gonzalez, her brother, Pete, colors Easter eggs with their father, Dave Linnerooth at their home in Rochester, Minn. (AP Photo/Mary Linnerooth Gonzalez)

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Heroic Iraq vet, Capt. Peter Linnerooth, who spent years counseling soldiers during the bloodiest stretches of the Iraq war lost his struggle with PTSD and committed suicide on Jan. 2, 2013. He was 42.

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