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    Which should be on that black wall, but won't be.  

    Too many walking wounded from past wars.  The scars may not show on the outside, because they are where no one can see them.  They do not bleed, but will not heal.  

    I talked to a veteran who was on Omaha Beach on D-Day the other day.  That longest day and the days that followed still define him.  He was only 19 years old at the time and saw things that no teenager should ever have to see.

    Condolences on the loss of your brother. We understand. As my wife whispered as she gently touched the folded flag on our mantel,

    "It's OK, baby.  You are not in pain anymore."  

    The general who wins the battle makes many calculations in his temple before the battle is fought. The general who loses makes but few calculations beforehand. - Sun Tzu

    by Otteray Scribe on Tue Sep 04, 2012 at 07:38:14 AM PDT

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