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Lance Cpl. Trevor A. Roberts

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Age:   21
Hometown: Oklahoma City, OK
Date of Death: 3/24/2007
Incident Location: Anbar province, Iraq
 
Branch of Military:   Marines
Rank: Lance Cpl.
Unit: Marine Forces Reserve’s 2nd Battalion, 14th Marine Regiment, 4th Marine D
Unit's Base: Oklahoma City, Okla.

Trevor A. Roberts first approached his parents about being a missionary after a trip to Thailand. He knew he might be called to serve in Iraq, but he saw mission work as his life''s calling. "He just sat down with us and said, ''God is calling me to go work for these children in the foreign mission field,''" said his father, Chuck. Roberts, 21, of Oklahoma City, was killed March 24 by a roadside bomb in Anbar province. He was a 2004 high school graduate and was assigned to Oklahoma City. While in Iraq, seeing the plight of the people solidified in his mind that he wanted to be a missionary, Roberts'' parents said. "He saw some stuff he didn''t want to have to see," Chuck Roberts said. "It hurt him. He could look at the Iraqi people and see their hurt and their pain, and he could also see their joy. He could look in their eyes and just see." He also is survived by his mother, Twyla. Joey Ware, who has known Roberts more than 10 years, said his friend always looked out for those around him. "Trevor would do anything for anybody no matter what it cost him," Ware said. "I would hope to be like Trevor."
Source: Associated Press
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