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Thread: Label wording help needed

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    Senior Member RUSewing's Avatar
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    A friend asked me what to write on the label for a very special comfort quilt. I guess we are all at a loss of words. Thankfully, it doesn't stop our fingers.

    Please, what would be apppropriate wording for a comfort quilt going to the wife and young children of a serviceman killed in Afghanistan?

    Thanks for helping with this writer's block.

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    May the God of all comfort bring you peace and healing.

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    Remembering a fallen hero and freedom fighter.

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    I don't think there are any words that really help. I might say something like:
    Your loss is also a loss for all of America. We grieve with you. Please accept this quilt for a small comfort in your great loss.

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    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.
    Short, simple and very good.

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    In loving memory of a hero.
    John Doe was a husband, a father, a son.
    He died a man of courage, a brave American
    who loved his country and who fought
    to make the world a better place.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.
    I would go with this one. It says it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.
    I LOVE this one!

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    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.
    I agree, this says it all.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ChrisB
    Quote Originally Posted by dunster
    With gratitude, and sorrow, we remember.
    I agree, this says it all.
    ditto :thumbup:

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    I would want a mention of loving husband and father with the children's names. More about them and their loss and less about everyone else.

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    no words here, just sadness and prayers.

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    his name
    Husband to, wife's name
    Father to, children's name(s)
    Hero to all
    19xx-2011

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    Quote Originally Posted by Willa
    his name
    Husband to, wife's name
    Father to, children's name(s)
    Hero to all
    19xx-2011
    This one is perfect.

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    Bless each of you for your thoughtful replies. I'll take them with me Tuesday.

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