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Marines won't leave ailing teen recruit behind
Posted on 06/20/2013 1:25:52 PM PDT by DemforBush
When 17-year-old Kansas boy Daran Wankum was diagnosed with a brain tumor, he gave up on his dream of joining the United States Marines. He didn't plan on how the Marines would rally to his side...
(Excerpt) Read more at screen.yahoo.com ...
TOPICS: Culture/Society; US: Kansas
KEYWORDS: cancer; honor; marines
The rest of the story is in the video at the link.
Best wishes and prayers for this young man.
Brings a tear to the eye.
posted on 06/20/2013 1:28:46 PM PDT
(I have sworn...eternal hostility against every form of tyranny over the mind of man.)
The Marines: “Always Faithful”.
posted on 06/20/2013 1:36:48 PM PDT
("Shall not be infringed" is unambiguous.)
I hope he is cured and goes on to join the Marines.
posted on 06/20/2013 1:37:24 PM PDT
by Blood of Tyrants
(Inside every liberal and WOD defender is a totalitarian screaming to get out.)
Marines never fail to amaze and impress me! They are the best this country has to offer.
posted on 06/20/2013 2:00:05 PM PDT
No greater enemy. No greater friend (really proving the latter).
Our Marines rock !!
posted on 06/20/2013 3:13:09 PM PDT
(We are in a new Cold War. At home.)
posted on 06/20/2013 3:45:18 PM PDT
(Idiocracy used to just be a Movie... Live every day as your last...one day you will be right)
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