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I had two different posters from two completely different sources ping me to this story, so decided to post it. The story is only part of it. Go to the main Rocky Mountain News page and see the pictures and story that got them the prize.

http://www.rockymountainnews.com/

1 posted on 04/18/2006 10:13:47 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: SandRat; Gucho; OldMarine

See this?


2 posted on 04/18/2006 10:17:06 AM PDT by MNJohnnie (The Democrat Party. For those who value slogans over solutions.)
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3 posted on 04/18/2006 10:19:17 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave

Congratulations to them for their coverage.

I remember a while ago, someone posted an article of the funeral of an American Indian (Sioux?)from the Marines. That was one of the most moving articles I have ever seen. If anyone still has a link...


4 posted on 04/18/2006 10:19:20 AM PDT by SueRae
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To: CedarDave
Later in the afternoon, Temple again gathered the staff in the newsroom. This time, Beck was joined by Katherine Cathey, whose husband, 2nd Lt. James Cathey, was killed in Iraq in August; by their son, 4- month-old Jimmy Cathey; by Katherine's parents, Vic and Vicki Leonard; and by Cooper.

Katherine Cathey remembered the first night she met Sheeler and Heisler - and that she appreciated them coming to her home "and listening to what I had to say about my husband."

"They made a lot of sacrifices, too, so that everybody would have a very clear picture of what the families had to go through," she said through tears as Jimmy fidgeted in her lap. "These two awards couldn't have been given to anybody other than these two guys."

7 posted on 04/18/2006 10:30:48 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave
Some more photographs:


8 posted on 04/18/2006 10:36:57 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: CedarDave

Thanks for posting this Dave.


11 posted on 04/18/2006 10:49:14 AM PDT by Tijeras_Slim
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To: CedarDave

Here's a direct link to the story page:

http://denver.rockymountainnews.com/news/finalSalute/


12 posted on 04/18/2006 10:49:21 AM PDT by rightinthemiddle (Islamic Terrorists, the Mainstream Media and the Democrat Party Have the Same Goals in Iraq.)
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Great story. Denver is blessed to be a 2-paper town. I miss the RMN. And the Denver comPost is nothing but an amateur version of the NYSlimes.
13 posted on 04/18/2006 10:58:06 AM PDT by manwiththehands (I'm a single issue voter this year: illegal immigration.)
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I'm not getting through to the website now. They are probably being slammed as the news circulates throughout the new media.
15 posted on 04/18/2006 11:11:59 AM PDT by CedarDave
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To: 68-69TonkinGulfYachtClub; Allegra

Ping to another Marine story about heros.


16 posted on 04/18/2006 11:14:02 AM PDT by CedarDave
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Deeply moving.

God bless and keep them all.

Archer24


18 posted on 04/18/2006 11:26:08 AM PDT by Archer24
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Wow, now I'm ruined. Casualty Assistance Calls Officer, toughest MOS in the Marines.

I remember how knotted I was, forcing myself to go home at the end of the day, afraid to see government license plates in my driveway. My son was a squad leader, first battle of Fallujah.

But to think of having to deliver the news, no, I ain't the beginning of that tough.

God Bless 'em. Semper fi, carry on.........

19 posted on 04/18/2006 11:42:35 AM PDT by gandalftb
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The original thread from last November: Final Salute
24 posted on 04/18/2006 4:09:05 PM PDT by A.A. Cunningham
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To: CedarDave

Thank you!


25 posted on 04/18/2006 5:16:03 PM PDT by F-117A
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To: CedarDave
Thank you very much for posting this.

Semper Fi.

L

29 posted on 04/19/2006 1:19:23 AM PDT by Lurker (Anyone who doesn't demand an immediate end to illegal immigration is aiding the slave trade.)
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Thank you for the ping, Tonk. Incredible story, Dave. Thank you for the post.
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31 posted on 04/21/2006 2:53:16 PM PDT by freema (Proud Marine FRiend, Mom, Aunt, Sister, Friend, Wife, Daughter, Niece)
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Semper Fi


32 posted on 04/21/2006 6:44:44 PM PDT by TomasUSMC ((FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM.))
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