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'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty

'Lone Survivor' Marcus Luttrell's devotion to duty

Marcus Luttrell is very polite and quiet — "Yessir," "No, ma'am," "Thank you very much" — but his abiding civil demeanor can't mask the fact that the physically imposing former Navy SEAL isn't inclined to suffer fools.

At a breakfast meeting at the Four Seasons hotel in Beverly Hills not that long ago, a waitress informed Luttrell that his companion dog, which Luttrell uses to help him deal with a traumatic brain injury suffered in combat, could no longer sit next to him on a banquette.

Marcus Luttrell: An article in the Jan. 6 Calendar section about Navy SEAL Marcus Luttrell, on whom the movie...

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