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Dallas church mourns soldier killed in Afghanistan



WFAA-TV in Dallas-Fort Worth reports:

DALLAS — U.S. Army Pfc. Devon Harris was only 24 years old when his vehicle came under attack in Afghanistan last month.
On Monday, friends and family came together at Southern Hills Church of Christ in Dallas to remember the life he led.
Harris played the violin and loved his church; that’s the way friends and family remembered him.
With a sunshine smile and a gentle spirit, Harris had hundreds of friends. Their prayers followed him to Afghanistan.
But on November 27 — after an attack by a rocket-propelled grenade — Harris left this message on his Facebook page: “My time is over.”

Southwestern Christian College has dedicated a scholarship to honor Harris, the television station reported.
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  • Feedback
    Our respect, love, and prayers go out to this young man’s family. God be with you all.
    Greg and Lisa Brewer
    Wilkesboro (NC) church of Christ
    Lisa Brewer
    December, 11 2010

    My prayer ascends for the Harris family and we will not stop praying for you and all our troops. May God bless you beyond your expectations. Devon has His glory, FOREVER!
    jeffwealand
    December, 11 2010

    My thoughts and prayers are with the Harris family. I thank you for his sacrifice for our freedoms. May God bless!
    Tim McElroy
    December, 11 2010

    His time is over…but only because he is now where time does not pass.
    May we all be as dedicated to self-sacrifice and standing firm in whatever warfare we face from day to day, whether it be physical or spiritual–or both!
    Russell G. Sharp
    December, 13 2010

    May God richly bless this family for this loss and give them peace knowing that God will not forget his child that gave up his life for others.
    Darlene Beeler
    December, 13 2010

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