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I Remember Them
by Rebecca S Russell
Friday, May 25, 2012
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For my father, Jim Russell (USN), my uncle, Jack Frye (USN), my grand-aunt Wanda Webb (USA), and to Karla Dorman, the Stormspinner (USAF)

I remember them,
Those men and women
Who gave their limbs,
Their peace of mind,
Their very lives,
So that I
Can attend a church
Of my choosing,
Walk down a street
With my face and head
And unbowed,
And so that I
Can drive a car
And speak freely
From my heart
On matters
Other cultures
Would forbid a woman
From discussing,
Who would consider a woman
Too insignificant
To be taken seriously.
Without them
And their sacrifices,
I would not be
Sitting here,
Sharing my thoughts
And living
My everyday life
Without fear
Of oppression
And retribution.
Thanks to them,
Each and every one
Of them,
I am free
In heart, mind,
And spirit.
May God bless
Them that lived
And Them that died;
And may God
Continue to bless
This land
They consecrated
With their courage
Their dignity,
And their blood. 



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Reviewed by Ronald Hull
A beautiful, heartfelt commendation of all the soldiers that have gone before.

Reviewed by Felix Perry
Very beautifully and respectfully stated...we all must remember them....
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner
Oh, my goodness, Rebecca. Stunned. Speechless. THANK YOU.

(((HUGS))) and love, Karla.
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