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‘He was compassionate’: Tompkins honors Trumansburg soldier killed in Afghanistan

TOMPKINS COUNTY, N.Y. — Hawaiian shirts brightened the Tompkins County Legislative Chambers at Tuesday’s meeting in a tribute to Army Sgt. James Johnston, who died June 25 while on duty in Afghanistan. Introducing a resolution to honor his sacrifice, Legislator Anne Koreman said Johnston brightened the lives of those who knew him. “He was very smart, […]