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  •  Bless you and your son. His unwillingness to (2+ / 0-)
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    uniongal, txlosthorn

    even contemplate desertion is an ironic testament to the fact that you instilled loyalty as a core value in your boy.  As I write this to you I am keenly aware that my son will be here for dinner tonight and then go to his home 5 minutes away.  I am so sorry that you don't have that right now...I'll add your son to the people in Iraq that I pray for every day.  I've had a nephew, a cousin, my son's college roommate and the children of friends over there.  Not my own.  I get the difference.

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