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Conroe Fire Department's Greg Nesom carries the helmet of Shannon Stone as he leads the casket from the church at the funeral for  firefighter Lt. Stone, in Brownwood, Texas, on Monday, July 11, 2011. Stone fell to his death while trying to catch a souvenir baseball at a Texas Rangers game. (AP Photo/Star-Telegram, Joyce Marshall)
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Conroe Fire Department's Greg Nesom carries the helmet of Shannon Stone as he leads the casket from the church at the funeral for firefighter Lt. Stone, in Brownwood, Texas, on Monday, July 11, 2011. Stone fell to his death while trying to catch a souvenir baseball at a Texas Rangers game. (AP Photo/Star-Telegram, Joyce Marshall)

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