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My 3rd Child...



I remember him as a boy,
& having to fix each toy.

He is my 3rd child of six,
man it seems like every toy I had to fix.

I watched him as he grew,
looking back now who knew.

That he would become a soldier,
no longer needing my shoulder.

Now he'll fight for our country,
sacrificing his life for you & me.

I have found pride in my son,
in all that he's done.

The tears that I now wipe away,
are different than any other day,
still its ok...
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Submitted on April 16, 2015

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