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Give me back my son!

Dear Editor:Can you please help me? My son is in grave danger. He is not trapped in a coal mine, nor has he fallen down a well. He is not being stalked by a child predator or being held hostage in school. He joined the Army. Freshly graduated in the class on 2006, he is a patriot. I am proud he wants to serve his country at the risk of his life. This war is not worth David’s life. It is no longer worth any of our soldier’s lives. The lives of our soldiers are too precious to wait for the Iraqi government to figure things out. We felt something had to be done after the events of 9/11. Our response has not yielded the results we had hoped for. The swift victory has turned into years. The loss of life exceeds that of 9/11. Do you know where I might find the flower children of the 1960s? Maybe they could stage some protests or a sit-in. I was proud to be part of that era.Where is that clear knowledge we baby boomers gained during the Vietnam War!”At all costs” was not the answer. We are failing our children; we know better than to let this go on. Are we to sit back and hope someone else will speak out? Do you know anyone that can arrange a rescue mission to save my son?Kristi NichollsGlenwood Spring


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