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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 09:37 PM Thread Starter
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With all the bad news lately, let's post up something good...

Awesome story here:

Parents Honor Son’s Memory Through Camp Hope

By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service

SCOTT AIR FORCE BASE, Ill., Jan. 3, 2013 – With a simple idea and their fallen Marine son’s Servicemembers Group Life Insurance check, a retired soldier and his wife are honoring his memory through a program that’s bringing new hope and self-confidence to wounded warriors.

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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-03-2013, 09:52 PM
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That's awesome

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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 04:28 AM
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Very cool

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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 05:19 AM
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Great story. I don't know of any other places like this around.
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 05:53 AM
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Thanks for sharing Shawn

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It's my fault.

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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 09:05 AM
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It's nice to see this sort of thing when it's nothing but tragedy everywhere you turn... Thank you for throwing this up there my man!

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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 01-04-2013, 12:22 PM
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first hand transplant....

Would you have asked for a mans hand or womans hand lol
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