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I Thankful For Our Soldiers

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    Never Forget ... Always Be Thankful

      It Has Always Been The Soldier. It is the soldier, not the President who gives us democracy. It is the soldier, not the Congress who takes care of us. It is the soldier, not the Reporter who has given us Freedom of Press. It is the soldier, not the Poet...
    Josie06 Josie06 56-60, F 3 Responses Oct 22, 2008

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    I Love Our Soldiers!!!

    My dad is a soldier. He has been in for around 24 years now. I have met many people who are against the Military, but i always have and always will care about our Soldiers. I want to thank any Soldiers or people who have served our Country that are reading this now. So thank you...
    Keiko93 Keiko93 18-21, F 3 Responses Aug 9, 2009

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    Supporting My Soldier

    It wasn't until the fair came to my small town in Michigan and we put our hands over our hearts to pledge to flag at the rodeo when it hit me.... It hit me like a million bricks that this is MY soldier we're pledging too, along with my best friend (whose standing right beside me...
    soldiersgirl011 soldiersgirl011 18-21, F 1 Response Aug 20, 2010

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    God Bless All Of You

    I don't believe most people realize the sacrifice our soldiers and their families make to protect our country. To all of our brave men and women who are serving or have served their country, God Bless you all, and may he keep you safe.
    slobbernut slobbernut 41-45, M Aug 5, 2013

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    Thanks To The Armed Forces.

          I'm thankfull for the military. They keep this great country free. They also help other countrys be come free. I would say that they are heros to a whole bunch of people. I'm thankull for thoes that fight every day to protect us people that are home...
    acjf acjf 22-25, F Aug 11, 2010

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    Military Support

    I was in the Navy for over 5 years and served in desert storm. I know how much it means to have the support form our country and feeling wanted , and glad that someone is out there fighting the enemy. It takes very special people to join the military and serve our country. I know...
    HospitalCorpsman HospitalCorpsman 36-40, M 1 Response Jul 15, 2008

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    Dear Soldier

    I know not who you are. but i must tell you you are not forgotten. i will remember you. i will shed tears when i hear of your squad, when i hear of your pain. i will hurt for you as your hurting for us here. im sad to say there are some days where you dont even cross our minds...
    DarkAmber DarkAmber 18-21, F Apr 22, 2010

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    To My Soldier And The Others Who Fight Along Side You

    Soldiers are our heros who go out and fight the bad guys, but they are not bulit proof and they do not finish off the bad guy in 2 hours, like we see in the movies. Soldiers fight all day and through the night with nothing more then a gun, a prayer and each other. I am lucky...
    MannsGirl121 MannsGirl121 22-25, F 1 Response Jul 12, 2010

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    Proud ...

    I grew up hearing about my Dad having served in Italy in WWII, and learned what it meant to serve this country and what sacrifices are made. I am grateful that there are still men and now, women, who still serve selflessly to protect our country. We are able to sleep at night...
    allycat419 allycat419 46-50, F 1 Response Jul 23, 2008

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    This Is Awesome!

    This one might get you misty: Nine-year-old Alayna Adams threw out the first pitch beforeThursday's Tampa Bay Rays-Boston Red Sox game. She was told she'd been selected by the U.S.O. for the honor, partially because her father, Lt. Col. Will Adams, had been deployed overseas in...
    Gyummy Gyummy 46-50, M 1 Response May 17, 2013

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    Just How I Was Raised

    My dad is a Vietnam vet, and he raised me and my brother to always let a Vet or anyone in the service know how thankful we are for what they do.  Theyre the ones brave enough to fight for our freedom, they deserve all the appreciation we can offer.  Now my...
    jordynperry jordynperry 18-21, F 1 Response Feb 25, 2010

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    Always Thinking Of Him...

    I went to a big fair in my state yesterday. had the time of my life. i go every year but this year was the best yet. went with my dad as i always do, but this year it seemed different. they always have different little things that go on. this year they had a circus going on that...
    hisarmysupport hisarmysupport 18-21, F Sep 24, 2010

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    Related Experiences

    I try to be anyway. And I do have lots of things to be thankful for. Never on Thanksgiving though. Never on the day that is so dedicated to giving thanks. I just can't. I don't...
    Sarahbellas Sarahbellas 26-30, F 2 Responses 1 day ago

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    I was so discouraged recently after an incident with my husband and step-daughter and I wrote my feelings out here. I received such nice encouragement and well wishes. I am...
    Camille7 Camille7 46-50, F 3 Responses 4 days ago

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    I'm thankful for my parents, and this guy I met on her named TJ I literally can't stop thinking about him. hes so sweet and makes me laugh
    oliviatt oliviatt 16-17, F 1 Response 4 days ago

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    My God, Odin StorĂ¥nd, helps me with almost everything in life and I am thankful for that. The womanly things are in the domain of his wife, Frigg Fjorgynnsdottir, her godhead, or...
    Skjeggstad Skjeggstad 22-25, F 6 days ago

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    I am sitting here, working on a paper while my kids are playing in their playroom. The sun is shining, a lovely fall breeze is blowing through the open windows. The American flag...
    TheLittleMrs TheLittleMrs 31-35, F 2 Responses Nov 6

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    Back on the horse - programming, my life, empathy. I figured I can do it online, learn it for free, find a niche and fill it. I love troubleshooting computers. I figured I could...
    cloudsoflife cloudsoflife 26-30, M 3 Responses Oct 26

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    I am so glad that I have people that are looking out for me and helping me. I don't think I could have gotten through today with out the help of two of my friends. Life has taken a...
    Madhatter135 Madhatter135 18-21, F Oct 30

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    Thank you my EP friends for being there for me. A word, a gesture can highlight a day, can change the course of things. It's funny how a simple "hey I'm thinking about you and...
    Blanche08 Blanche08 31-35, F 4 Responses Nov 7

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    How can you make me feel this way. Make me feel how important i am. For all the time and effort you are giving just to see and talk to me. Before, i thought what im getting is...
    Shai15 Shai15 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 12

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    I recently had a break down, and few people here where there for me. Im glad i made few friends; a bird", and someone that dontcare" ;). I want to express the happiness and joy...
    D1doll D1doll 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    I always feel happy, you know why? Because i don't expect anything from anyone, Expectations always hurt...life is short.. So live your life...Be happy.. And keep smiling... Just...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 1 Response 3 days ago

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    When I was a kid, I got a spanking by one of my favorite teachers. I had known this teacher since I started high school and she knew that I was a good kid at heart. But, my junior...
    JustApassengerinlife JustApassengerinlife 36-40, F 3 Responses Oct 27

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    Sitting in a pharmacy waiting for medication is a great place to reflect on your blessings. I am grateful for my health insurance that has covered my recent surgery and all by a...
    Hugmybear Hugmybear 46-50, F 2 Responses Oct 28

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    It is almost Thanksgiving. Well, in a month haha.
    cottonbreeze cottonbreeze 41-45, F Oct 28

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    Welcome home Sgt. Tahmooressi ! I am glad you are finally back on US soil. God bless you and your family.
    johnny048 johnny048 46-50, M Nov 1

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    My parents have always spanked me and I'm glad they love me enough to be tough when I act stupid. It's kind of embarrassing though but I think most kids I know get spanked still...
    stonecreek stonecreek 13-15, M 2 Responses Nov 6

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    I don't have many people i consider "friends" but i am blessed to have the ones i do have. I am scared to open up to people, and be myself around people. I am scared to open up to...
    Anika1258 Anika1258 13-15, F Nov 7

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    EP has been great to me. I've been able to meet people with the same experiences as me and I've managed to make some great friends along the way
    mattywheels25 mattywheels25 26-30, M Nov 8

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    Happiness is the experience of living life, fully in this miment and explring all that this moment has to offer. So, treasure every moment that you have.and treasure it more...
    Zelaleme Zelaleme 46-50, F 6 days ago

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    Well, I used to be, when I thought I had them. Now there's basically one person that's really close to me, and is the reason anything means anything. So, yeah. T^T
    RhinosaurusRex RhinosaurusRex 18-21, F 1 day ago

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    Thanksgiving is coming and it's always a good time to remind yourself of all the good in your life. I am thankful and grateful to my husband on this sick day that he is bringing...
    vault101 vault101 26-30, F Nov 13

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    Those of you who support this page need to grow up and get your heads out of your a$$es. The world is an ugly place right now and yes there are people that want to destroy America...
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Oct 30

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    Today, I just felt like taking a moment or two to think of the many things that I am grateful and thankful for. I am truly blessed and sometimes, when under stress, or when I am...
    faithhopelove13 faithhopelove13 18-21 2 Responses Oct 27

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    While everyone does Thankful Thursdays and Man Crush Monday I can't. And I am so very thankful for my man crush! Everyday he does little things that matter most to me. Little...
    SgtsLittleGirl SgtsLittleGirl 22-25, F 1 Response Nov 6

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    Feeling a whole lot better than I did an hour ago. It was a pleasure to meet the people I have and very thankful for your comments. It has helped me this evening and I will...
    pfacox pfacox 31-35, M Nov 9

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    I love being alive and waking up every morning and Looking at the sun rise with a hot cup chai tea. I'm very blessed to have two beautiful kids and a wonderful dog. I'm thankful...
    fire143 fire143 22-25, F 3 Responses 6 days ago

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    I'm thankful for all the people that I met in my life. If I haven't met them...I don't know what I would have been like. Whether they made me feel like I was the sun or either...
    CrescentRose CrescentRose 22-25, F 5 days ago

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    Thankful for pals. And disability pay. Mad at needing disability pay. Mad at no cures. Mad at jerks. And the wealthy creating more jerks. But grateful to pals...
    OddlyScintilating OddlyScintilating 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    We cannot honor and thank these men and women enough for answering the call to protect our freedom. Thankful for my family members and friends that have worn the uniform.
    Husker97 Husker97 36-40, M Nov 11

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    I lived in DC for a short period and got to see the opening of the WWII Memorial. All week they had tributes on the mall lawn. It was then that I felt for what was probably the...
    tenhourdays tenhourdays 31-35, M a week ago

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    I am thankful for all those difficult people in my life. They have shown me exactly who I do not want to be..
    SweetEmotions SweetEmotions 36-40, F 4 days ago

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    I believe God put people into our lives for a reason. For some it could be to brighten up their days or to be a good listener. I am always honored by the great friends I have an...
    BigRalphie74 BigRalphie74 36-40, M 1 Response Oct 28

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