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Mark Forester: Haleyville's hometown hero


Saturday morning, the seventh annual Mark Forester Memorial Walk will take place in Haleyville to honor their hometown hero, Mark Forester.

On September 29th, 2010, Senior Airman Mark Forester, beloved son, brother and friend was killed in Afghanistan while attempting to save a fallen comrade.

The walk is in honor of Mark's 36th birthday, which was May 15th. Each year a mile is added to the walk to celebrate another year of his life.

If you would like to participate you can still sign up at

The $40 entry fee supports The Mark Forester Foundation.

The website also features a link to order "My Brother in Arms", written by Mark's brother Thad. The book outlines "the exceptional life of Mark Forester" and the positive impact his life had on all those he encountered. 

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