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Tim Harris is principal of Benton Harbor Charter School Academy.

Many people know Benton Harbor native Tim Harris as the principal of Benton Harbor Charter School Academy.

What they may not know is that he served for eight years in the U.S. Army and knows first-hand what happened in 1993 during the Battle of Mogadishu in Somolia, which was depicted in the 2001 movie, “Black Hawk Down.”

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Staff Writer at The Herald-Palladium