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If you do pray I want to ask prayers for my Pop. My Mom passed away Sunday. They were 11 days from their 60th wedding anniversary. My Pop is a tough 82 year old. He had my Mom at home through her 6 year journey through Alzeheimer's. He insisted that she stay there.
He told me this is the toughest thing he has ever done. This is a man that was in both the Korean war and Viet Nam. 2 purple hearts, two bronze medals with valor. Hardcore. He was a paratrooper with over 100 jumps and he jumped into North Korea during the war. He has told my sister in the last couple of weeks that he's lonely. Knowing that both of my parents are Christians have really helped us out through this time. I'll be headed to Texas on Wed for the funeral and time with family. So if you do pray, remember to say one for my Pop Jesus. __________________ Sometimes being an adult gets in the way of being a kid.
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prayers sent - Mike __________________ There are two types of people - Those who live the dream and those who exist in the nightmare..............
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best of thoughts for your family.
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Very amazing and admirable that he could care for your mom at home for 6 years. That is not easy. Prayers for you and your father at this tough time.
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Positive mojo and kudos to your father.
Condolences to you, dad, and your family. __________________ 5150 Tequila; Because no good story ever started with, "I was eating a salad......"
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Special sincere thoughts to you and yours.
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Prayers to you and yours. Sorry about your mom, Your dad is a strong hearted man! My grandpa is 86 and near the end right now too, starting hospice today.
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Prayers on the way.
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Prayers for you and yours.
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Prayers sent, really sorry to hear that my folks are the same age.... __________________ "We don't have a trillion-dollar debt because we haven't taxed enough;
we have a trillion-dollar debt because we spend too much."
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Prayers of comfort and peace sent for your father, you and the rest of your family and friends. Your father sounds like an incredible man. To care for his soulmate like that is so rare and admirable. Godspeed to your mom Gary. I hope you truly feel the Lord's presence and peace in these times.
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Prayers sent for your pop and family. God Bless.
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Sorry to hear of your loss. Prayers for you and your family.
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