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Col Ellison S. Onizuka was born on 24 June 1946 in Kealakekua, Kona, Hawaii, a rural community that hindered none of his ambitious, astronomical dreams.
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Capt Richard Lee Kendel was born 28 August 1954 in Los Angeles, California to Robert and Dorla Kendel. In high school, Richard discovered his desire to fly and started flying lessons.
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Capt Robert J. Long was born on 7 November 1967 to Michael and Charlotte Long in Tishomingo, OK. He graduated from Wheat Ridge High School, CO in 1986.
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2d Lt Alec Farquhar Littler was born on 9 April 1985 to Bob Littler and Penny Farquhar in Glenwood Springs, Colorado. Alec spent his childhood in Brisbane, Australia, and attended Glenwood Springs High School.
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Capt William H. “Pyro” DuBois, Jr. was born on 14 August 1984 to William “Ham” and Donna DuBois in Rifle, Colorado. Harassing his sister and sports were two of his favorite things.
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1st Lt Dale Bryant Shillington II was born 12 July 1991, to Kevin and Sue Shillington. Dale grew up in Lawrence, KS, where he graduated from Lawrence Free State High School in 2009.
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