Posted By: Margie Lovejoy 01-23-12
January 23, 2012 will forever be stuck in my mind, my daughter is on her way to Parris Island! I am so proud of my daughter. She informed me last week that she was on "stand by". Well, to make a very long emotional story short, her recruiter picked her up yesterday, she spent last night at the hotel. I received her call at 8:27 this morning with a very excited "Mom, I'm shipping out today...I Love You"!
Let me tell you, no matter how prepared..... you as a parent..... might think you are.....the emotions are flying! Laughing one minute because I know that once she has made up her mind to do something that its basically "DONE", then crying with joy, because she has worked so hard to get to this point in her life!
Well, the next step is that famous phone call. I know that it will be short and to the point, but it will be the best phone call that I have received in a while!
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