Widow of Marine Killed in Kabul Blast Welcomes Baby Daughter

The widow of a United States Marine killed in the August 26 attack on Kabul airport gave birth to a baby girl in California on September 13, the child’s grandmother said on Facebook.

Lance Cpl Rylee J McCollum was among 13 members of the US armed forces killed in the attack, according to officials. He was 20 years old.

Photographs here were published by Jill Miller Crayton, the mother of McCollum’s widow Jiennah Crayton. The photographs show newborn Levi Rylee Rose McCollum, her mother, and her grandmother. Credit: Jill Miller Crayton via Storyful

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