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Medal presentation to fallen Ill. firefighters family

Corey Ray Shaw Corey Ray Shaw
MARION, IL (KFVS) -

A fallen firefighter will be honored as his family receives a metal of recognition.

The Sons of the American Revolution (Long Knives Chapter) will honor Corey Shaw's family on Saturday in a special awards ceremony in Marion.

His family will receive a special "Firefighters' Commendation Certificate and Metal."

Corey R. Shaw, 22, of Du Quoin was killed in the line of duty in June, 2011 after a wall collapsed on him in Pinckneyville.

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