To: Mr. Silverback
My dad refused a Purple Heart in WWII, because he was ashamed to take one with such a slight wound when so many of his fellow soldiers were so seriously hurt.
"Just gimme the aspirin. I already gotta Purple Heart."
posted on 01/15/2006 10:38:14 AM PST
(Ministrix of Ye Chase, TTGC Ladies' Auxiliary (recess appointment))
Your dad was a hero. I'm told my grandfather turned down a battlefield commission.
posted on 01/15/2006 11:24:25 AM PST
by Mr. Silverback
("Do they sell walls there?"--Paris Hilton asks about Wal-Mart.)
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