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Sun May 26, 2013, 09:01 AM

Embrace those gentle heroes you left behind.

"If you are able, save for them a place inside of you and save one backward glance when you are leaving for the places they can no longer go.

Be not ashamed to say you loved them, though you may or may not have always. Take what they have taught you with their dying and keep it with your own.

And in that time when men decide and feel safe to call the war insane, take one moment to embrace those gentle heroes you left behind.

Major Michael Davis O'Donnell
1 January 1970
Dak To, Vietnam
Listed as KIA February 7, 1978

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Response to The Wizard (Original post)

Sun May 26, 2013, 09:35 AM

1. Gone but not forgotten

My friend Buddy Finn who will always be 26.

1Lt. Albert Maurice Finn
Casualty Date: 09/20/1970
Age: 26
Location: Quang Tri Province, South Vietnam
Helicopter Pilot

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Sun May 26, 2013, 09:44 AM

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Sun May 26, 2013, 09:55 AM

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Response to The Wizard (Original post)

Mon May 27, 2013, 02:32 AM

4. Amen

And R.I.P., Maj. O'Donnell.

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Mon May 27, 2013, 03:11 PM

5. Absent friends...

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Wed May 29, 2013, 07:11 PM

6. And now Memorial Day is over. Whew!

Most people don't understand how that day itself can be a trigger.

Vets here know the anxiety that day brings. And now we made it through another one.

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