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post #1 of 12 Old 05-26-2009, 12:35 AM Thread Starter
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Didn't know where to post this, but just wanted to let you know that the picture in your sig hits me hard every time I see it. How that pic hasn't won a pulitzer (sp?) I don't know.

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post #2 of 12 Old 05-26-2009, 08:04 AM
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The first time I saw it, it shook me to the core, and still does. I truly believe that it does say more than a thousand words.

It is my hope that everyone who sees this, will have a deeper understanding of the high cost of the freedoms we enjoy, and that these freedoms are not to be taken lightly.

I can't begin to imagine the grief that the little guy was experiencing and I hope the best for him.

I have no idea where I found the picture or who took it, if I had the info I would make sure this person received proper credit.

When you hear of a service member dying remember, it isn't just a blurb on the news. This is an individual who voluntarily served, and in the end, gave their life in the service of this nation. An individual who had a family and friends, no doubt, devastated by this great loss.

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i to like the pic so much that i have it on my desk top.
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i agree 100% with Jake, makes me take a step back

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My wife saw that picture in one of Craigs posts I was reading last night and commented on it. Thanks for the picture Craig! JJ

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Great photo! i cant imagine how that boy feels.

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Yea, that picture says more than any words I can string together

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That's a great photo.

I watched a great movie this weekend, much along the lines of your picture Craig.

The movie is called Taking Chance. It's about a Marine LTCol. who volunteers for escort duty. It is a very well done movie honoring the fallen.

I highly recommend this film to anyone and everyone.

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I saw it earlier today on another post. I was quite taken by it also. Then I found this post.
Never enough credit given to our heros.
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That's a great photo.

I watched a great movie this weekend, much along the lines of your picture Craig.

The movie is called Taking Chance. It's about a Marine LTCol. who volunteers for escort duty. It is a very well done movie honoring the fallen.

I highly recommend this film to anyone and everyone.
I stumbled on that movie one day, and have watched it several more times since. it still chokes me up.

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