01 Jul '12, 6pm

Mission accomplished: Father fulfills dying wish to see son graduate #Marine boot camp #USMC

The cheers started at the far end of the parade deck and swelled as families and friends crowded the edge of this storied expanse of asphalt at Marine Corps Recruit Depot Parris Island. Beyond the thick white rope that held the visitors back, more than 210 newly minted Marines marched past in tight, olive-drab blocks. As the color guard and the new Devil Dogs approached the reviewing stand, Charles Burns rose from his wheelchair, gingerly lifting legs weakened by a battle doctors say he should have lost months ago. Nothing, not diabetes, heart failure and multiple strokes, could have stopped him. Advertisement As he rose, he was steadied, as was the entire Burns family, by his wife, Lisa, who gripped his arm and joined her mother and brother in carefully scanning the rows of neatly uniformed, stone-faced Marines. Somewhere among them was her son and only child, Pfc. Ryan B...

Full article: http://www.stripes.com/news/us/mission-accomplished-fathe...

Tweets

New Post: Who Is Our July Mom on A Mission? PLS

healthychild.org 02 Jul '12, 4pm

As we picked up the pieces of our broken hearts, we got pregnant with our second child. Jarren Mitchell was born four week...

Don't know what our July issue privilege card o...

timeoutsingapore.com 02 Jul '12, 10am

Win two nights at the Alila Jakarta Stay at one of Indonesia's Top 25 Trendiest Hotels Win two nights on the private Nikoi...

@fayoon1004 just see Bubz new Vedio about Happi...

bubzbeauty.com 07 Jul '12, 11am

This video is made to encourage everybody out there that Happiness is closer than you think. Reading all your troubled ema...

Soldier's son on mission to help others after f...

stripes.com 27 Jun '12, 6pm

Related Military suicides a 'national public health problem' VA goes 'back to basics' on suicide prevention Panetta: Suici...

Ready for an inspiring story? Read abt @Healthy...

healthychild.org 03 Jul '12, 5pm

As we picked up the pieces of our broken hearts, we got pregnant with our second child. Jarren Mitchell was born four week...

Fernando Torres wins the #Euro2012 Golden Boot ...

todayonline.com 01 Jul '12, 10pm

KIEV - Spain forward Fernando Torres has won the Golden Boot as top scorer at the European Championship - getting three go...

Father Domainicus: A day of mourning for Italia...

domaingang.com 01 Jul '12, 10pm

You are here: Home / Domain News / Father Domainicus: A day of mourning for Italian Domainers Father Domainicus: A day of ...

@SEKSHl NP RED CAMP! registration is on top ;) hahaha go with me kk~~

@SEKSHl NP RED CAMP! registration is on top ;) ...

np.edu.sg 04 Jul '12, 9am

Come join us at RED CAMP 9 (20 – 22 Nov 2012) ! Check out the courses that Ngee Ann Polytechnic has to offer on five diffe...

C-130 crashes in South Dakota during #wildfire ...

stripes.com 02 Jul '12, 5am

Related National Guard colonel to direct Colorado wildfire effort A C-130 Hercules lands at Peterson Air Force Base in Col...

Fernando Torres wins Golden Boot award for top scorer at Euro 2012

Fernando Torres wins Golden Boot award for top ...

straitstimes.com 02 Jul '12, 11am

Spain's Fernando Torres holds his son Leo after an award ceremony as Spain won the Euro 2012 soccer championship final bet...

16:41: ENDED: Sink Hole on Archibald between Pl...

winnipegtransit.com 03 Jul '12, 3am

Service Advisory Sink Hole on Archibald between Plinquet & Marion . R50 service affected As of 21:00, route 50 is under th...

We're inspired by moms like Hannah who are work...

healthychild.org 30 Jun '12, 2pm

As a new mom trying to search for safe products for my daughter, I quickly learned that there are no labels that tell you ...