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52 Year Old · Female · From Rock Hill, SC · fuMarried to: dog · fu-Owned by Jeff DGimp and is worth 10,000 fubucks. · Joined on March 11, 2008 · Born on September 13th · 18 referrals joined! · I have a crush on someone and 26 different people have a crush on me!

Red Shirt

If the red shirt thing is new to you, read below how it went for a man....

Last week, while traveling to Chicago on business, I noticed a Marine sergeant traveling with a folded flag, but did not put two and two together..

After we boarded our flight, I turned to the sergeant, who'd been invited to sit in First Class (across from me), and inquired if he was heading home.

No, he responded.

Heading out I asked?

No. I'm escorting a soldier home.

Going to pick him up?

No. He is with me right now. He was killed in Iraq , I'm taking him home to his family.

The realization of what he had been asked to do hit me like a punch to the gut. It was an honor for him. He told me that, although he didn't know the soldier, he had delivered the news of his passing to the soldier's family and felt as if he knew them after many conversations in so few days.

I turned back to him, extended my hand, and said, Thank you Thank you for doing what you do so my family and I can do what we do.

Upon landing in Chicago the pilot stopped short of the gate and made the following announcement over the intercom.

"Ladies and gentlemen, I would like to note that we have had the honor of having Sergeant Steeley of the United States Marine Corps join us on this flight He is escorting a fallen comrade back home to his family. I ask that you please remain in your seats when we open the forward door to allow Sergeant Steeley to deplane and receive his fellow soldier. We will then turn off the seat belt sign."

Without a sound, all went as requested. I noticed the sergeant saluting the casket as it was brought off the plane, and his action made me realize that I am proud to be an American.

So here's a public Thank You to our military Men and Women for what you do so we can live the way we do.

Red Fridays.

Very soon, you will see a great many people wearing Red every Friday. The reason? Americans who support our troops used to be called the "silent majority." We are no longer silent, and are voicing our love for God, country and home in record breaking numbers. We are not organized, boisterous or overbearing.

Many Americans, like you, me and all our friends, simply want to recognize that the vast majority of America supports our troops. Our idea of showing solidarity and support for our troops with dignity and respect starts this Friday -- and continues each and every Friday until the troops all come home, sending a deafening message that ... Every red-blooded American who supports our men and women a far, will wear something red.

By word of mouth, press, TV -- let's make the United States on every Friday a sea of red much like a homecoming football game in the bleachers. If every one of us who loves this country will share this with acquaintances, coworkers, friends, and family, it will not be long before the USA is covered in RED and it wi ll let our troops know the once "silent" majority is on their side more than ever, certainly more than the media lets on.

The first thing a soldier says when asked "What can we do to make things better for you?" is. "We need your support and your prayers." Let's get the word out and lead with class and dignity, by example, and wear something red every Friday.

IF YOU AGREE -- Then copy/paste and forward this on to everyone you know.









52 Year Old · Female · From Rock Hill, SC · fuMarried to: dog · fu-Owned by Jeff DGimp and is worth 10,000 fubucks. · Joined on March 11, 2008 · Born on September 13th · 18 referrals joined! · I have a crush on someone and 26 different people have a crush on me!
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Do you dream,
That the world will know your name
So tell me your name
Do you care,
About all the little things
Or anything at all ?
I wanna feel,
All the chemicals inside
I wanna feel
I wanna sunburn,
Just to know that I'm alive
To know I'm alive.

Don't tell me if I'm dying,
Cause I don't wanna know
If I can't see the sun,
Maybe I should go
Don't wake me cause I'm dreaming
Of angels on the moon
Where everyone you know,
Never leaves too soon.

Do you believe,
In the day that you were born
Tell me do you believe ?
And do you know that everyday's
The first of the rest of your life.

Don't tell me if I'm dying,
Cause I don't wanna know
If I can't see the sun,
Maybe I should go
Don't wake me cause I'm dreaming
Of angels on the moon
Where everyone you know,
Never leaves too soon.

This is to one last day in the shadows
And to know a brother's love
This is to New York City angels
And the rivers of our blood
This is to all of us, to all of us.

Don't tell me if I'm dying,
Cause I don't wanna know
If I can't see the sun,
Maybe I should go
Don't wake me cause I'm dreaming
Of angels on the moon
Where everyone you know,
Never leaves too soon.

You can tell me all your thoughts,
About the stars that fill polluted skies
And show me where you run to,
When no one's left to take your side
But don't tell me where the road ends,
Cause I just don't wanna know
No, I don't wanna know.

Don't tell me if I'm dying
Don't tell me if I'm dying !!



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