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Old 05-23-07, 08:42 AM   #1
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Sad day in my office

We got word yesterday that three Marines showed up at a coworker's house at midnight Monday to tell him his son had been killed by an IED in Fallujah. My God, what a waste!
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Old 05-23-07, 08:58 AM   #2
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I hate hearing stuff like this. Condolences to your colleague
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Old 05-23-07, 08:59 AM   #3
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It's all a fricken waste, Olebiker. This whole war thing is a waste.

I'm sorry to hear of this. My condolences to your co worker, his family and to those whose lives he touched.

This majorly sucks.
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Old 05-23-07, 09:04 AM   #4
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What a terrible waste
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It depresses me to think how many more families will be touched by this utterly useless engagement.

It would be nice if we could just take our bat and ball and leave the game, unfortunately our "decider" has gotten us into the proverbial rock and hard place situation.
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My God, what a waste!
Absolutely.

Rest in peace.
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Old 05-23-07, 09:32 AM   #7
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So sorry for your co-workers loss, very sad
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Old 05-23-07, 09:33 AM   #8
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that's terrible.. Im very sorry and will keep that family in my prayers.
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Old 05-23-07, 10:15 AM   #9
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Old 05-23-07, 10:22 AM   #10
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Its never great to hear about this ever.
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Old 05-23-07, 10:52 AM   #11
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I'm so sorry to hear that.

Thats a lotta X's. But lets not forget the wounded either. Losing limbs, becoming paralyzed, and losing control of your bowels and bladder is a price that all too many people have paid.
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