A Noble Farewell For An American Soldier

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I Was An Antiwar Protester; My Father Was A Veteran Loyal To The Military. I Think I Finally Understand Why.


"....Soon after we got home from the funeral, my son called me into his room. Unbuttoning his shirt, he said, "Mom, remember when Grandpa gave me his dog tags? I kept them on a shelf with some of his medals but when you told me he'd died, I put them on." He paused, looking down at the metal tags hanging from his neck. "He wore them all over Europe with General Patton, so I thought I should wear them until the funeral was over. I think he would have liked that."


http://www.newsweek.com/id/78655
 
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