A Paratrooper’s Faith and a Legacy of Love
This one was just too good not to share…a mother’s love going more than the extra mile. To get the whole impact of her selfless act, click on the link just after the italics section. Note, there are two click here links. You want the first one for sure.
On June 5th, 1944, high above a war raging in Europe, a paratrooper’s faith helped calm a 20-year-old soldier from the 82nd Airborne Division. The vibration of the military transport plane might have put George to sleep if not for the peril he was about to face. He was about to jump under cover of darkness into occupied France with fellow paratroopers from 507th Parachute Infantry Regiment. He closed his eyes and recalled a quote he memorized long ago:
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