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GOLD STAR: STORY OF AN AMERICAN SOLDIER , AND HIS GOLD STAR MOTHER AND FAMILY
guymadison.com ^ | 09/22/07 | Rees Lloyd

Posted on 09/22/2007 12:21:38 AM PDT by Darkwolf377

When Spencer Timothy Karol, born April 13, 1983, the oldest of Bridget Madison's four sons, was growing up, he was a well-liked kid with a big smile and gentle and helpful manner; a "big brother" who watched over his three younger brothers and assumed "man of the house" responsibilities early and easily and without complaint.

Learning values instilled in him early in his life by his famous grandfather, movie and television star Guy Madison, to whom he was very close, Spencer never had troubled teenage years with drugs or alcohol, fights or problems at school. Although he was not interested in sports teams, he did eagerly learn about hunting from his grandfather, a master hunter who made his own hunting bows and arrows.

(Excerpt) Read more at guymadison.com ...


TOPICS: Military/Veterans
KEYWORDS: anamericansoldier; goldstarmothers; heroes; iraq; militaryfamilies
I stumbled upon this by accident and thought some would be interested in reading the story of one of those who's given his life in Iraq. This is the website of the daughter of actor Guy Madison; her son was killed in Iraq.

I've never served in the military, and at 41 I hope to someday be the man this hero was at 20.

1 posted on 09/22/2007 12:21:40 AM PDT by Darkwolf377
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To: Darkwolf377

My darn screen went all blurry some reason...

Great thread — thanks for putting it up!


2 posted on 09/22/2007 12:55:17 AM PDT by DieHard the Hunter (Is mise an ceann-cinnidh. Cha ghill mi do dhuine. Fg am bealach.)
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My darn screen went all blurry some reason...

Funny, must be going around. Some kind of computer virus...

Check out the link to the woman's memorial to her son, btw:

http://www.guymadison.com/spencerspage.html

It's important that we honor these brave people whose sacrifices are so easily taken for granted.

I hope this soldier and the others who've been killed realized that they are on the front line of the war against the greatest threat since Nazism.

Great thread — thanks for putting it up!

You're very welcome, I hope more people check it out and the page I referenced in this post.

3 posted on 09/22/2007 1:07:00 AM PDT by Darkwolf377 (Pro-Life atheist living in Boston...)
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To: Darkwolf377

Good article!!


4 posted on 09/22/2007 6:24:45 AM PDT by pissant (Duncan Hunter: Warrior, Statesman, Conservative)
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