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Belgian teen getting wish to be U.S. soldier

Dec. 7, 2012 - 07:25AM   |   Last Updated: Dec. 7, 2012 - 07:25AM  |  
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FORT KNOX, Ky. A 16-year-old Belgian boy with cancer who listened to his grandfather tell stories about United States soldiers during World War II is getting a chance to be one of those soldiers.

Antoine Brisbois will be at Fort Knox for two days next week working alongside soldiers and training.

The post says in a news release that the boy wanted to be a soldier after his grandfather told him stories about World War II and the arrival of U.S. troops in Belgium. His grandfather worked in the Belgian resistance.

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