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Thread: The Candy Bomber..

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    Super Member ljptexas's Avatar
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    Post The Candy Bomber..

    A true WW II story told by Tom Brokaw. 13 min. 20 sec.
    www.youtube.com/watch_popup?v=_vR2wgq0ZMc
    You'll have to copy & paste..
    ~ I'm a Blessed Nanna to 2 Grandsons & 5 Granddaughters & 1 grandson in law ~
    ~ I'm a Blessed Mom to DS & DDIL, DD & DSIL ~
    ~ Mom to 1 black beauty now ~ Daisy ~
    ~ God Bless the USA ~ God Bless Our Troops ~

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    Whoa, you forgot to mention get tissues!
    Retired teacher, loving it.
    Love quilting also.

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    What a wonderful story! Thank you so much for posting!

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    Wow, powerful message of love and caring! Where's my tissue box?
    A happy person is not a person in a certain set of circumstances, but rather a person with a certain set of attitudes. ~Hugh Downs
    Some people are always grumbling because roses have thorns.I am thankful that thorns have roses.~Allophones Karr
    “The happiest people I know are those who lose themselves in the service of others." — Gordon B Hinckley

    "It does not matter how slowly you go as long as you do not stop." ~ Confucius

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    What a great story. Homespun is right you should have warned us to have tissues handy
    Carmen E.

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    Thank you for the gift of this story. It has warmed my heart.
    If you always do, what you have always done, The results never change. Change is the wings you give yourself.

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    Great story..so many lessons for people today if they will only see them. But yeah tissue warning.

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    Thank you. This was beautiful, tears flowed.
    Shirley
    "We shall pass this way on Earth but once; if there is any kindness we can show, or good act we can do, let us do it now, for we will never pass this way again." Stephen Grellet

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    I think we really did have a Great Generation. Too bad that there are so few of them left. I thank them for today. I just hope some day our generation can be like them. I also want to thank the Army Air Force for a step to days Air Force. The left very big shoes to fill.

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