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According to her father, the tragic events of 9/11 inspired Lavena to serve her country as a member of the U.S. Army. After high school, she enlisted and deployed to Iraq. Eight weeks later she was found dead with a broken nose, black eye and gunshot wound to the head. It was ruled a suicide.
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https://www.facebook.com/lavenajohnson added May 03, 2016
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http://military.wikia.com/wiki/LaVena_Johnson added May 03, 2016
https://storify.com/MoniqueWingard/pfc-lavena-johnson added May 03, 2016
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Death_of_LaVena_Johnson added May 03, 2016
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i0UgiXBO2bk&feature=youtu.be added May 03, 2016
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