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Published December 06, 2012, 08:53 PM

Bismarck Family Shares Memories of Fallen Soldier, Son

The family of a North Dakota soldier who died this week honored him and shared his stories today. 20-year-old Tyler Orgaard of Bismarck was killed in Afghanistan Monday.

The family of a North Dakota soldier who died this week honored him and shared his stories today. 20-year-old Tyler Orgaard of Bismarck was killed in Afghanistan Monday.

He was a member of the North Dakota National Guard's 818th Sappers. They say it was Tyler's passion to join the military and that he died doing what he truly loved. The Orgaard's say Tyler was looking forward to coming home and competing again as a mixed martial artist. The Orgaards have set up a fund in his name at Gate City Bank. They will donate proceeds to Bismarck Combat Sports. Reporter Tom Gehrhart has more.

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