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Goldsboro High students remember classmate with 100 balloon launch

By John Joyce
Published in News on September 27, 2012 1:46 PM

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Goldsboro High School juniors Ashley McCormick, left, and Kiara Hollaway, right, stand in mourning during a memorial service for Kennedy "Ken" McLaurin Jr. held on the football field at Goldsboro High School.

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Goldsboro High School students watched as members of the school's junior class, pictured above, released balloons at a ceremony in honor of their classmate, Kennedy McLaurin, Wednesday.

The words of "Amazing Grace," strained as much by emotion as by the aging public address system at Cougar Field, echoed around the students of Goldsboro High School Wednesday. They had gathered at the stadium's 50-yard-line to say goodbye to...

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