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Tag: Barnes and Noble

July
11th

Soldier reading to child online in viral photo asks to remain anonymous

The soldier reading to a child via the Internet in a photo that went viral earlier this month has been identified, but he wants to stay anonymous, his sister said.

The photo, taken by 16-year-old Hannah Pancho at the Lakewood Barnes & Noble, got more than 2000 comments on the social networking site Reddit.

Read The News Tribune story about Pancho’s photo of the soldier.

A woman contacted The News Tribune to say that the man in the photo is her brother, but that he does not want to be identified.

“To respect his privacy, he’s asking not to

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