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Re: OT- my daughter and Wallace./and Son from Iraq..


Poor Sam.  He and his people are in my prayers always.  Hope he gets to come
home soon too.

On 10/7/06, Bonnie & Bill Morgan <wmorgan972@ameritech.net> wrote:
>
> Nothing about war is ever easy.  My heart goes out to Sam and his unit,
> Kitty.
>
> Blessings,
> Bonnie (SW OH - zone 5)
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> Behalf
> Of Kitty
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 11:53 PM
> To: gardenchat@hort.net
> Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT- my daughter and Wallace./and Son from Iraq..
>
> Wonderful to hear your son will be returning home next week.  to stay?, or
> just a break?
> My nephew Sam has been having a rough go of it there. A broken excerpt:
> "...this has been a fairly hard couple of days for me.  A few days ago
> there
> was an attack on one of our platoons and we lost a guy due to sniper fire.
> While responding, my truck was hit by an IED.   No real damage to my
> truck... I've been friends with this guy since basic.  So, yeah it's been
> pretty hard.  ... These ... insurgents are getting more and more brave.
> I've been in a couple of fire fights the last few days, yeah we've killed
> the ..., but still we shouldn't have to.  I really don't know what else to
> say right now.  ..., but right now I'm just confused I guess is the best
> way
> to put it.  ..."
> The young man who died was 23 from CA.  He was to have been in Sam's
> wedding.  They were that close.
>
> Kitty
> neIN, Zone 5
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
> To: "Gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
> Sent: Friday, October 06, 2006 9:50 AM
> Subject: [CHAT] OT- my daughter and Wallace./and Son from Iraq..
>
>
> > Thank you all for the kind e-mails this week regarding my daughter and
> > Wallace. Ceres asked how old my daughter is. She is 18 years old. This
> > happened on Monday and she is STILL in a funk and cries at the drop of a
> > hat. I feel so bad for her. The other puppy that we got at the same time
> > we got Wallace has been despondent and lost. It's hard to bounce back
> > from something like that. Knowing my husband, he'll bring home some
> > other dog (which I asked him not to do - you can never replace a friend,
> > and we have four other dogs) but Wallace was his dog and he really loved
> > him. So...we trudge along still.
> >
> >
> > On a good note, my son will be returning from Iraq on Oct. 13th and I
> > will be flying out there to greet him. I am really looking forward to
> > that day.
> >
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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