Dec. 3 (UPI) -- A plane full of passengers bound from Gainesville to Atlanta was bumped for the University of Florida's basketball team when the team's original plane had to be pulled out of service for maintenance Sunday.
Diana Thomas reflects after placing a photograph of her son Sgt. 1st Class Sean Michael Thomas next to a cross on display at the Arlington West Memorial Project at the Santa Monica Pier in Santa Monica, California on May 26, 2007. The beach memorial features thousands of crosses representing the 3,444 soldiers who have died in Iraq. Thomas, a father of one who was on his second tour, was killed March 27, 2007 in Baghdad's heavily guarded Green Zone, when a rocket exploded over his head. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
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