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10-year-old aspiring Marine honored by Marine at funeral

WACO, TX (KXXV) - A 10-year-old boy who died on Wednesday from injuries he received in a car wreck, was laid to rest on Friday and he received a special honor from the U.S. Marine Corps.

Services for Damian Salinas were held Friday morning and he was laid to rest at Oakwood Cemetery in Waco.

According to Salinas' family, Damian aspired to be a Marine when he got older because he knew he always wanted to help others.

A member of the Marine Corps. honored Damian by going to his service to pay his respect.

Salinas died on January 22 from injuries he received from a January 11th accident in Bellmead, involving an SUV and an 18-wheeler.
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