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ALJBS Staff Mourns the loss of Laura Plunkett

The ALJBS Staff is deeply saddened by the passing of long-time Boys State supporter, Laura Plunkett. Laura lost her long fight with Breast Cancer on the morning of December 14, she is survived by her husband Michael (current Director of Missouri Boys State) and two children. Laura touched members of the NJ Boys State staff with her story of survival through Stage IV Breast Cancer for years. American Legion Jersey Boys State and its staff sends their condolences in this time of grieving. More information on her passing and more importantly, her tale of survival can be found on her blog:

originally posted December 15, 2008