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Elementary students honor soldier who died in Afghanistan with song

By WDBJ7 Web Staff
Published On: Jun 07 2013 10:04:13 AM EDT
Updated On: Jun 07 2013 01:16:37 PM EDT
Elementary students honor soldier who died in Afghanistan with song
CHESTERFIELD CO., Va. -

An elementary school in Chesterfield County, Virginia is remembering a soldier who died in Afghanistan in a special way.

Thursday, on the 69th anniversary of D-Day, the kids at Woolridge Elementary sang a song to the family of Kyle Stoekli.

He died Saturday in a roadside bombing.

Stoekli went to Wooldridge Elementary when he was a kid.

His mother says she still has a lot of sadness and pain inside, but yesterday's tribute left her honored.

WTVR has more on this story here.