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Elizabeth Laird, Fort Hood’s "Hug Lady," wishes luck to Sgt. Anna Carter, 1st Cavalry’s Division Headquarters and Headquarters Battalion, as she prepares to deploy April 28, 2011, to Afghanistan. An online petition to rename Fort Hood's air terminal after Laird has gone viral since Saturday, with more than 47,000 signatures and climbing. Laird died Dec. 24, 2015 at 83.

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