Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com
Diedra Laird dlaird@charlotteobserver.com

Chuck Hagel in Charlotte: America shouldn’t disengage from the world

December 01, 2016 12:28 PM

UPDATED December 01, 2016 02:59 PM

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