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Response to Ron Obvious (Reply #6)

Sun Oct 26, 2014, 03:30 PM

7. The dying brain lets go with a lot of suppressed stuff

When my wife's dad was slipping away, he started calling out to long-dead members of his unit in WWII to warn them of incoming artillery shells, one of which blasted half his leg off (gangrene took the rest of it).

When he was still all there, he NEVER talked about his war experience except to say that it was so unbelievably horrible, he hoped all his grandchildren were girls so they would never have to serve in the military (and he got his wish).

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