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Blue Star mom Rosemarie Fitzpatrick unfurls a banner in the living room of her Coram home that she had printed for her son's return hom after serving in Afghanistan. (Nov. 22, 2011)(Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara)

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Coram mother welcomes home Marine son

Rosemarie Fitzpatrick of Coram made preparations to welcome home her only son, Marine Lance Cpl. William J. Fitzpatrick, who is the honoree at the third annual Hometown Hero's Welcome ceremony at MacArthur Airport in Ronkonkoma.

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