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A personal perspective on the war in Afghanistan

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MollieOolala Tue 21-Jul-09 00:34:32

This made me cry. I'm not sure I could ever be strong enough to read a letter like this addressed to me.

lulalullabye Tue 21-Jul-09 04:46:34

That was amazing, and such maturity for a 19 yr old. Just shows what fighting in Afghanistan does to these brave young people sad and smile

dilemma456 Tue 21-Jul-09 13:50:40

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mumblechum Tue 21-Jul-09 14:02:49

God how unbearably sad.

Just makes me wish we could bring them all home safely today.

MollieO Wed 22-Jul-09 14:16:30

Bump as I think everyone should have the opportunity of reading this.

midnightexpress Wed 22-Jul-09 14:19:38

My DB is going out in Sept, and he has already had to write obits for all his men and women, in case anything happens to them. sad

anavywife Wed 22-Jul-09 14:21:18

RIP Cyrus sad

notyummy Wed 22-Jul-09 14:37:00

I heard his Mum interviewed on the radio on Monday and nearly crashed the car because I was snivelling.

How sad - but how wonderful to have a son that expressed himself so openly and wholeheartedly in that letter he knew would be his legacy.

thighsmadeofcheddar Wed 22-Jul-09 14:41:35

Poor lovely boy. How tragic.

gemmummy Wed 22-Jul-09 14:44:25

RIP Cyrus your family and the entire country owe you a great debt and are very proud of you.

gemmummy Wed 22-Jul-09 17:00:30

everybody should take the time to read this.

Ninkynork Wed 22-Jul-09 17:10:11

What a fine young man he was. Very sad.

Frasersmum123 Wed 22-Jul-09 19:00:30

So so sad, I am sat in tears What a brave young man.

gemmummy Thu 23-Jul-09 09:01:02

bumping again because this is so important.

gemmummy Thu 23-Jul-09 13:36:43

bump for all the people on here who need to realise what real problems and scandals are.

saramoon Thu 23-Jul-09 14:19:53

Read this even though i didn't want to, my db is out there at the moment and due back at Christmas. Trying not to cry but it is such a lovely, lovely letter. The situation is so complicated and it makes you realise that anything can happen out there at any time.

MuffinToptheMule Thu 23-Jul-09 14:31:12

can't stop crying

LouMacca Thu 23-Jul-09 14:39:59

So sad sad RIP Cyrus. Your family must be so proud of you.

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