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Monday, December 19, 2005

Thank God That America is Yet Blessed With Fathers and Sons Such as These

This was said earlier today on Mudville Gazette by the father of an American hero who died in Iraq in August:

"We miss him so much. We hurt inside. But we burst with pride in our son and brother. His memory will not fade nor will our love for him. When Mike was just becoming a teenager, I tried to imagine what he would be one day. I often told people I wasn't sure where life would take him, but I knew he would do something different and be very well known in his chosen field. I never dreamed he would become an American Hero who would serve his country so well."

Go here to read the whole moving memorial by Robert, father of Mike Stokely.

Let us all give thanks that America still has men like these.

HT: Hugh Hewitt