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Old 11-13-2005, 12:55 PM
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This is rough but a must read

For the last year the Rocky Mountain News of denver has followed a Marine Casualty Assistance Calls Officer as he notifies Families of their loved ones demise in the war. There is no training for this job it has to come from the heart! We all know that it is rough on the families but most people never think about the people who have to do the job and how it affects their lives.
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Guh, a gutwrenching quote from the slideshow, feels like a punch in the stomach:


"You always hear all these statements like 'freedom isn't free.' You hear the president talking about all these people making sacrifices. But you never really know until you carry one of them in the casket. When you feel their body weight. When you feel them, that's when you know. That's when you understand."

-Sgt. Kevin Thomas of Aurora
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