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I Write a Letter to My Recruit Every Day

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    Colorful Letters

    hi, im 16 and i have a bf who is in the USAF. hes now in california preparing to start his linguist training. i can talk to him everyday, but i still write him letters. i color my airmans letters to keep him entertained. my friends help color them and we all enjoy coloring. my bf...
    maegeneral maegeneral 16-17, F 2 Responses Jan 6, 2009

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    Still No Letter..

    My husband left for marine boot camp jun 8th and i still have not gotten a letter yet..how long should it take for me to get a letter anyone know?? i have wrote him everyday since he has left and just got his address yesterday so i finally got to send all of them off.. :)  ...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 1 Response Jun 18, 2009

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    I Have Gotten Letters!!

    yes, i have gotten 2 letters from my marine! im so excited! i was sooo woried ab him, still am, but feel alot better!
    marinegirllibby marinegirllibby 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 9, 2009

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    Question Guys..

    Does anyone know if it takes longer for my letters to get to parris island from nc then it does for his letters to get to me. bc idk its wierd i have been sending him letters like all last week. and i got a letter yesterday that said hey havent herd from you all week. & he...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 3 Responses Jun 30, 2009

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    Finally!!

    Yay im sooooo happy i gotta letter today! Not to much writing b.c they dont write on regular paper its like these little sheets. But still im happy either way i finally got one!! He is doing great. he said the physical part is easy which i knew that wouldnt be to bad 4...
    Graham31 Graham31 22-25, F 8 Responses Jun 19, 2009

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    12 More Days and My Recruit Will Be a Soldier

    Its been 14 weeks so far. He's in OSUT so they combined Basic and AIT. In 12 days I get to go to his turning blue ceremony, and the next day is his graduation. I was hoping he'd get to spend some time with me after that but it's off to Airborne training for another 3 weeks after...
    MrsLaing MrsLaing 18-21, F 1 Response Oct 16, 2008

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    Jan 22nd

    Hey you guys:) I also write my recruit  a letter every day..it makes me feel a whole lot better especially if its been a really sucky day..:/ Only 1 month and 28 days untill my bf becomes a Marine!! and i earn my title as a Marine's GF! :D
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Nov 24, 2009

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    9 Days!

    Hey Ladies,    So my guy graduates from Parris Island in 9 days and I couldn't be more excited!!  I have written him everyday since the first letter I received. Does anyone else have a guy that is graduating on the 21st from Parris Island???  I ...
    Kellytoes03 Kellytoes03 22-25, F Aug 11, 2009

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    :(

    Hey guys:) hows everyone doing? Great i hope:)..sooo im still writing my recruit a letter EVERYDAY!! and i try and send some off every 2-3 days, but i barely get any letters from him anymore :[...i used to get ab 3 each week but now im lucky if i get 2 :[..it sucks..he apologized...
    deleted deleted 26-30 Dec 14, 2009

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    Letters To My Airman

    I set aside a certain time every day to sit and write a letter to my airman. It gives me a little hope that he will read it and be thinking of me. Then when he gets the chance he will write me back. Although I know I won't get a letter back every day I still go out to the mail...
    robertsgirl18 robertsgirl18 18-21, F Apr 1, 2011

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    My Strength

    Our letters back and forth during boot camp were the only things that kept me going. We both got so much out of them. I remember rushing home to check the mailbox and how amazingly happy I would be when I had several letters waiting for me from my man. I will always cheerish the...
    usafsweetheart usafsweetheart 18-21 Feb 8, 2009

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    Everyday :d

    I do.. i write my marine everyday.. sometimes 2 or 3 or even 4 times lol...  i love him so much and i cant wait to see him :D  Oh my goodness i'm so excited :D I wonder how long it takes recruits to get mail...  I dont know when to stop writing so he'll get my...
    Syringx2 Syringx2 18-21 3 Responses Oct 7, 2008

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    5 Letters!!! Oh My Goodness :)

    So I have been compulsively checking the mail everyday.. that's literally the first thing I think of when I wake up haha! so today I took my puppy outside and checked the mail and I saw a letter and picked it up SO fast and then saw FOUR more :) I cannot even describe how happy...
    jaceface8 jaceface8 18-21, F Oct 2, 2010

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    HELL0...

    HELL0 LADIES..I HAVNT RECIEVED A LETTER IN 2 DAYS CAUSE MY H0NEY IS D0IN PT WEEK AT B00T THIS WEEK, S0 HE IS BUSY..BUT I WRITE T0 HIM EVRY SINGLE DAY..L0L..N IM SENDING HIM VDAY LETTERS TILL THE 14TH, S0 THATS LIKE 6 CARDS..L0L..JUSS LIKE XMAS CARDS..I L0VE N MISS MY MAN S00...
    lisset lisset 18-21, F Feb 10, 2009

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    DAY THIRTY EIGHT1- my 'real life' friend seem to have calmed down a bit2- had roast for tea..pork with pumpkin, potatoes, carrots, broccoli, peas..3- having a nice evening with...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    So this series has been interrupted and I should start again. Here I go:1. Being a teacher is very rewarding. My students told me that most of their friends and bored with writing...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    DAY TEN1- my son was happy of his gifts2- one of my best friend is back in my life3- talked to a 102 year old relative4- going to the pub for tea tonight..on my own5- I thank God...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 4 Responses Apr 25

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    DAY ELEVEN1- cleaned up kitchen and bench2- did my daughter's hair, took away millions of knots3- skyped with my Cristobal4- did two loads of washing and put the clothes up to dry5...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 26

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    DAY TWELVE1- comforted my friend at a funeral2- met another EP friend for the first time3- managed to cook for my family even I am so tired4- God is watching over me
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 5 Responses Apr 27

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    DAY THIRTEEN1- cooking lamb roast for tea, with roasted carrots, potatoes and steamed peas and broccoli2- went food shopping3- got some crosses for making rosary beads4- I love...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 28

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    DAY FOURTEEN1- got a package from my EP friend2- walked with walking group for the first time3- had lots of laughs with Cristobal..4- Jesus is holding me close
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses Apr 29

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    DAY FIFTEEN1- went to therapy2- friends needed me which made me feel good3- going to spend time with Jesus tonight
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    How do you fight the feelings that I'm a failure in life? I'm tired of feeling like everyone is laughing at me for all I do wrong and that everything bad that happens is my fault...
    odessa94 odessa94 18-21, F 1 Response Apr 30

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    DAY SIXTEEN1- went to eat tea at the club with my husband2- got all the shoppings I had to do3- made a friend of mine laugh and feel better4- God is here always watching me
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses May 1

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    DAY SEVENTEEN1- did grocery shopping2- drove my daughter and her friends to where they had to go3- I am smiling4- I love Jesus
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses May 2

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    1. It's Sunday and I am in the company of my family. We usually cook special traditional meals when most of us are around. Our house is full of people chattering and making jokes...
    Alyyeska Alyyeska 26-30, F 2 Responses May 2

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    DAY EIGHTEEN1- cuddled and say I love you and watch our favourite show with my daughter..2- took the kids to the pub for lunch and played a game while waiting to be served.. Had...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 4 Responses May 3

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    DAY NINETEEN1- was happy all day2- cooked a nice tea for my family3- Jesus is with me4- :/
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 3 Responses May 4

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    DAY TWENTY1- bought a couple of gifts for my husband2- made my friend happy with good news3- I need Jesus4- 😊 for Sailor.. (As requested!) πŸ˜‹
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 3 Responses May 5

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    DAY TWENTY ONE1- comforted my friend2- sorted disability pension3- Andrew is my friend again4- went for a long walk5- my son thought me how to tell the time in Indonesian!6- my...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 3 Responses May 6

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    DAY TWENTY TWO1- had a quiet home today and did nothing2- a EP best friend wrote to me after a year of ignoring my messages3- made a rosary and sent it to a friend of mine in...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 4 Responses May 7

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    DAY TWENTY THREE1- got a gift in the post today!2- took kids to doctor and dentist3- chatted with my friends4- got a cute biscuit from the dentist for Mother's DayπŸ’œ
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 3 Responses May 8

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    1. Got to wake up to my darling. 2. Got a day off school. 3. Got cooked a breakfast. β˜ΊοΈπŸ’–
    kyrawtf kyrawtf 18-21, F May 8

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    DAY TWENTY FOUR1- took my son to the shop, bought treats for my children, took my husband to football.2- went to my favourite shop to buy beads3- was comforted by friends4- made...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 4 Responses May 9

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    DAY TWENTY FIVE1- had a very relaxing day2- got beautiful gifts3- my husband cooked a roast for tea4- Jesus is with me..
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 5 Responses May 10

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    DAY TWENTY SIX1- went to my garden and took photos of flowers2- cooked one of my favourite meal for tea3- made my friend feel better4- making rosary beads4- read devotional my...
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 6 Responses May 11

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    DAY TWENTY SEVEN1- my daughter just told me she was one of my positive2- I love my husband and my children3- my friends warm my heart4- Jesus understands me
    Sorrentina Sorrentina 41-45, F 2 Responses May 12

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