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Old 01-03-2013, 08:37 PM   #1
Life: Comedy or Tragedy?
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With all the bad news lately, let's post up something good...

Awesome story here:

Parents Honor Sonís Memory Through Camp Hope

By Donna Miles
American Forces Press Service

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

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  • RIP to our fallen brothers. You will all be missed and remembered:
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Old 01-03-2013, 08:52 PM   #2
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That's awesome

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Old 01-04-2013, 03:28 AM   #3
Venom X/O
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Very cool

Whoody whoody woo!

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You pecker head....
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:19 AM   #4
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Great story. I don't know of any other places like this around.
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Old 01-04-2013, 04:53 AM   #5
fast toys arent just 4 boys
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Thanks for sharing Shawn
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It's my fault.

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Much love Andre
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Old 01-04-2013, 08:05 AM   #6
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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!

Thanks Petrol Spice

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Old 01-04-2013, 11:22 AM   #7
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first hand transplant....

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