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Thread: I wish I could personally thank this soldier.

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    Today I brought my Mom to the airport, whe was leaving after visiting me for three weeks. My Mom is elderly, and in chronic pain. She is on many pain meds, but sadly due to nerve pain she is always in various levels of pain. I got a gate pass and took her wheelchair to the planes gate. The plane loaded on time, and knowing she was in the stewardess's hands we said goodbye and I left. Later I learned the plane was delayed and she was sitting on the plane for over two hours without taking off. Around this time my Mom was getting in increased amount of pain and the person sitting with her recommended she call the stewardess for a pillow to try to make her more comfortable. The stewardess gave her a pillow, but a soldier sitting in first class overheard. He stood and gave my Mother his first class seat so she could be more comfortable, and took hers. (Many airlines upgrade soldiers to first class when seats are available, not sure if this was the case.) Mom said the new seat was better padded and the extra room made her more comfortable. Her two hour flight ended up being five hours on the plane. I wish there were a way I could thank this soldier, what he did was truely kind, and greatly appreciated.

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    Bless him for his kindness!

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    How nice of the soldier

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    Honor is not something taught...it's natural

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    My hats goes off to this wonderful solder. To his parents that rised him well.We will also thank this solder for the freedom he is giving to us. I hope your Mother is doing better now. Our prays go with your Mother.Thank you for writing this to all the QB to see.

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    how awesome....your mom should have gotten his name...but then, they do those things naturally....hope your mom got home fine...

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    Maybe call the tv station and report what he did.* I think all the stations could use a good hearted story instead of all the negative.* Also- if you want to thank him - contact the airlines and they will know who it was and they can pass along the message to him.* I'm sure they like good deeds and maybe they will take time to do this.

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    Bless him! What a wonderful man and soldier.

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    God Bless Him!

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    Remember him your prayers. He is true a gentlemen serivng our country.

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    Oh what a wonderful story!

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    That is my definition of a hero, giving to others before thinking of themselves.

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    You made me cry!!!

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    How awesome. A wonderful man

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    God bless him!

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    Hope your Mom is feeling much better after the long flight...What heroes we have protecting our freedoms and showing us what a hero is by there actions as well as their service

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    Quote Originally Posted by tealady
    God bless him!
    I agree!

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    What a sweet and gentlemanly kindness. God bless him.

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    This was a wonderful story. I am glad your mom got home ok.

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    You should send this story to your local television station, newspaper, and I would even send it to Readers' Digest.
    I bet someone will remember him.
    What a precious young man. Really encourages an old soul here!

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    Awesome ... thanks for sharing this heartwarming story. You may not know who he is, but God does; keep him in your prayers. It will be a gift that keeps on giving.

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    Your story gave me goose bumps and chills. It is so nice to hear a kind and loving story instead of all the negatives. He is truly a kind man and he will be remembered from the one above that is looking down.

    Hope your Mom is feeling better and thank you for the great story.

    sandy14

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    God bless him!

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    I still have tears in my eyes-such chivalry is seen so seldom. He's my hero!

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    What a sweet soldier. He had a good Mama growing up!

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