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Lockerbie Bombing (1988)

'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'

'There's no way I could express how empty life is, really'

Helena Williams went to the cemetery Saturday to lay a wreath on the grave of her son, Army 1st Lt. George "Geordie" Williams, a Joppatowne High School graduate, on the 25th anniversary of his death in the bombing of Pan Am Flight 103 over Lockerbie, Scotland. For Williams, formerly of Joppatowne, the anniversary of her only son's death is always painful. "All the memories of him and what he went through; you never really get over it, I guess," Williams, who lives in Oak Crest Village in Parkville, said. Stationed in Bad Kreuznach, West Germany, and on his way home for the holidays to visit his family in Joppatowne, Lt. Williams was killed Dec. 21, 1988, when...

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