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Thursday, April 05, 2007

Was looking around on the internet yesterday and found this. Sorry, no Thursday Thirteen today.... IMHO this is better. In order to be able to read, just click on picture and it will come up larger... very powerful message.



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Blogger Empress Bee (of the High Sea) said ... (4/05/2007 8:44 AM) : 

great post dixie! very powerful indeed honey....

smiles, bee

 

Blogger Sarge Charlie said ... (4/05/2007 9:38 AM) : 

wow, i love this, look for it again, i think it my show up somewhere....

 

Blogger SGT DUB said ... (4/05/2007 10:25 AM) : 

Now why can't I write that good, thanks Dixie. Yeah for the Tenn girls, I was rooting for them, and I had NC guys in the office with me.

 

Blogger the108 said ... (4/05/2007 10:53 AM) : 

Awwww......

 

Blogger Angell said ... (4/05/2007 10:57 AM) : 

Wonderful picture Dix. Wonderful message.

SHRG

 

Blogger Flag Gazer said ... (4/05/2007 12:48 PM) : 

Thank you so much for posting this... It is ourstanding!!

 

Blogger Dixiechick said ... (4/05/2007 1:07 PM) : 

Mrs. Bee, I thought so too.

Sarge, I look forward to seeing it again.

Sgt. Dub, I wish I could write like that too. How did the NC guys take it? ;-)

108, it is special, isn't it.

Thanks Angell...

Yes flag gazer, it is outstanding and you are so welcome. Thanks for stopping by.

 

Blogger Diana said ... (4/05/2007 1:15 PM) : 

Wonderful post! Thanks for posting this :)

Hugs!

 

Blogger Tisha! said ... (4/05/2007 3:42 PM) : 

powerful indeed girl!

my baby brother is in the air force and gives you an inside perspective doesn't it?

thanks for stopping by place and I'd be delighted to exchange with you, thanks!

 

Blogger Sarge Charlie said ... (4/05/2007 4:33 PM) : 

Ok Dixie, take a look, when you are there click my sapsucker sidebar and send your e-mail address.

 

Blogger Linda said ... (4/05/2007 6:55 PM) : 

Excellent post and message! That says so much ... so much. I just wish that people would listen.

 

Blogger Gail said ... (4/05/2007 9:29 PM) : 

This is beautiful...

On a side note, I was watching the Ellen Show the other day, and she had Bob Woodruff as her guest. His story is amazing...but there was a portion of the interview where they spoke about the soldiers who go and come back injured or completely incapacitated. And what they said is true - we need to be paying more attention to those who risked their lives for us only to be forgotten when they come back and have nothing.

While I am proud that we are trying to fight the good fight, I am ashamed of the statistics it has given us...

 

Blogger AMAZING GRACIE said ... (4/06/2007 7:57 PM) : 

The photo, along with the words, breaks my heart...he looks so all alone and I imagine they feel that way at times. I love these guys and gals that put it all on the line for me and mine! Words could never convey my feelings for our people in uniform!!!
My grandson is talking about enlisting, and although it does scare me, I would much rather see him enlist than waste his life like so many young people, pursuing a life of hedonism. He'll become a better man for it.

 

Blogger Travis said ... (4/07/2007 2:49 PM) : 

Yes.

But let us also not forget that many protest on behalf of these brave men and women, with thoughts of them foremost in their minds.

To protest is not to disavow the bravery and sacrifice. To protest is to grasp the rights, priveledges, and responsibilities of living within the democracy that bravery and sacrifice protects. To protest is to exercise these rights to opinion and dissent, and to do so with respect.

Thanks Dix.

 

Blogger Tisha! said ... (4/08/2007 6:32 AM) : 

Happy Easter Dixie!

 

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