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Thursday, June 30, 2011

Good morning Ladies.

Something has happened that has really disturbed me. There was a 25 year old that was killed in Afganstran . He is from Columbia, South America. He can to this country 5 years ago. His mother is already here. He married a young local woman. They have two young children. He enter our Army to make his children proud of him. This was his first deployment.

It was on the local TV News when his body arrived back in the states. However, no mentioned when the body was to arrive here. They did have the fire truck [so I have been told], to form their arch with the ladders for the hourse to go under. However, who knew? Not many! His viewing is coming up, with the funeral for Sunday. I for one, am proud of him. From another country or not. In wanting to make his children proud, he is making me proud as well. He thought enough to also make his 'now' country proud as well! He will be buried locally.

Even though I can't say his name, THANK YOU!

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  • PINKGRANNY
    I am proud. We should do something to make these things known. We need more honor in our country. What a brave man who gave us all for freedom. It is so inspiring and more newsworthy than some of the ilk we are so immune to now. We need to stand tall and show our patriotism. After reading of his funeral I had to come over to this spot to learn his story.

    Thank you for your story and for caring.
    3318 days ago
  • MRSMLBJ
    His children will be proud.
    3318 days ago
  • MOMMA_BEAR_69
    What a great tribute to this wonderful young man who gave his all for our freedom!!! Praying for his family...
    3319 days ago
  • DAISY443
    Thanks for sharing!
    3321 days ago
  • SANDYBRUNO
    What a brave and patriotic young man! Too bad more people who are actually born in this country aren't as brave and sacraficing as this young man. I will pray for his family.
    3321 days ago
  • no profile photo CD1951302
    I am thankful for those who put their lives on the line for us in our military, and also the police and firemen of our country!
    3322 days ago
  • no profile photo CD5699183
    I agree, Thank-you for all the help he gave his new country. It's nice to know there are "new" people out there willing to help serve their new home. There are a lot around me that would never think of that. They wave their country's flag all over the place. But when the 4th of July comes, no American flag at all. But they are willing to celebrate with parties and firecrackers!

    Thanks to all the brave men and women who serve! And let it be known when they come home. emoticon
    3322 days ago
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