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    • Glenda Roslund

      My heart just melted - God bless our troops and the families that sacrifice in too many ways to list that our country might remain free

    • N. Sewell

      Our tiniest heroes sacrifice so much more than we know. American Soldier...I never miss the chance to tell a soldier, man or woman how much I thank them for the sacrifice's they have made for me and for America. If you see them in your town please walk right up to them and let them know that they are in your prayers and we do love and appreciate them. Helen Wilsher...

    • Tehra Escoto

      My hubby has not even seen our son yet from his deployment, is hard enough nor do i want my son to ever miss him like this. Military life is so hard but its for our country. :)

    • Patricia Murphy

      Son would not let go of dad the soldier before deployment. This breaks my heart. Damn humans who get fellow humans into wars and result in heart-rending moments like this.

    • Ope 77

      Son would not let go of dad the soldier before deployment. This breaks my heart.

    • Gaby Koite

      the only hardest part about being apart of the military life :(

    • Vickie Gescheidle

      Military love...this one breaks my heart | Proud Army Wife

    • Carissa Miller

      Powerful Don't forget that that little boy is a hero to.

    • Christina Jacoby

      little boy saying goodbye. this just grips my heart.

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