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Re: OT/son coming home from Iraq

OMG...... thankfully he is OK and still had enough sense to let you know
that. You would have been a wreck worring after seeing that video and
not knowing. How soon is he coming home (hopefully for good) ?


----- Original Message ----
From: Kitty <kmrsy@comcast.net>
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Sent: Tuesday, October 10, 2006 9:28:06 PM
Subject: Re: [CHAT] OT/son coming home from Iraq

We just got an email from Sam earlier today.  His camp was attacked 
The video explains more. They've been evacuated, but not sure where.

neIN, Zone 5
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Jesse Bell" <silverhawk@flash.net>
To: "Gardenchat" <gardenchat@hort.net>
Sent: Sunday, October 08, 2006 11:33 AM
Subject: [CHAT] OT/son coming home from Iraq

> Kitty, I am so sorry to hear about Sam's friend. That is just
> heartbreaking. So far Neal has not lost any friends...he almost lost
> one...but he pulled through and is stateside right now. My son has had
> several IEDs hit the trucks in his platoon, but no casualties that he
> has mentioned so far. Neal said the insurgents were getting worse too.
> Very brazen and non-stop. I'm so glad he's coming home for awhile. He
> has two years left to serve, so I'm sure he'll end up back over there
> before it's all over. I hate that.
> Zem, thanks for the e-mail about Brandi. She is doing better this
> weekend. She said the hardest part was getting the sound of the puppy
> screaming out of her head. She would wake up in a cold sweat and start
> crying all over again. And then I would start crying when she talked
> about it. It's hard to shut it out. Time heals, but sometimes not soon
> enough.
> Cathy, I'm so sorry about Jason. I know it takes time...and I feel this
> way over my pets. I can't even imagine what it would be like to lose one
> of my children. The families that lose loved ones in this stupid war
> grieve so much. I grieve for them.
> I've got to get outside and weed my gardens and get them ready for the
> winter...I just haven't been real motivated that last year or two. My
> gardens look pretty sad. I wish I could find somebody, like a high
> school kid, who wanted to do some work like that for pay. But then I
> worry about them pulling stuff that isn't a weed! Oh well....I'll do
> what I can do, and if it doesn't all get done...well, so be it.
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