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February 2, 2010 2:15 PM

Commentary: What do Haiti, the Super Bowl and Iwo Jima have in common?

On Iwo Jima 65 years ago, the battle for that Japanese-held island began with Marines landing and U.S. Navy ships supporting them with a lifeline of supplies from the sea. There is a link between those events in February 1945 and the suffering, loss and relief efforts that are under way in the island nation of Haiti today.

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