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gab roh

  • n  one of a family of granular intrusive rocks

  • Every few pages, McPhee takes out his English major's rock hammer and prizes out a sample of whizbang geology lingo: plutons, grabens, horsts, gabbro, incompetent rock, punk rock .
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  • Sgt. Larry Gleason was athletic, had a gung ho attitude
    The gabbro walls are 246 feet and 9 inches, but seem endless as the fingertips of family and friends scroll the narrow columns in search of a name. Natives of the Harleysville area, Robert Holden, of Norfolk, Va., and Frederick Volp, of Huntingdon, N.Y., have stood before these walls, which make up the Vietnam Veterans Memorial in Washington, D.C., searching for Sgt. Larry F. Gleason. Gleason ...
    June 18, 2013 - The Reporter

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