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Proud Mom of Marine Son
Posted By: Tracie Meader 02-08-12
My son left for Boot Camp-Parris Island SC 1/24/11. He will be 21 in June. Has talked about joining since he was 17yrs old. I was scared to death when he talked about it first when he was 17. He decided to wait few more years but always talked about it . He then decided few months ago that he wanted to enroll... I had to say go say goodbye to him on a night of freezing rain & trechorous driving conditions. He called me the same day at work stating he was leaving sooner than he thought. I am so worried and proud all at the same time. Reading other parents stories I find comforting as well. It lets me know I am not alone.
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