The Final Salute

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    This lady asked that she could spend 'one last night' sleeping beside her husband. The Marine in the left side of the pic offered to stay with her, and 'stand watch'. After laying down, she opened her laptop and played music which reminded her of her fallen husband/hero.

    Heartbreaking and heartwarming at the same time.

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    http://denver.rockymountainnews.com/news/finalSalute/

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    :salute: :cry:
     
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    Very saddening.
     
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    "....her fallen husband/hero."

    Very much a hero.

    I certainly hope none of our anti-war/anti-U.S. members say something disrespectful or degrading to his service and memory.
     
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    Won't happen on my watch...that's for damn sure. :)
     
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    It made Mr. P cry.
     
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    There's a word for what would happen as a result:

    Insta-ban!
     
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    My heart goes out to her. :cry:
     

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