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Stories Of Hope: The Salvation Army

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So, I know everyone is trying to do what they should. Whether that be social distancing, wearing masks, washing their hands, doing what they can, helping their family and those with health conditions. It’s terrific to see people do all of this (and more) including shopping for those in need who have to shelter in place.

Many are still called to do the essential things. Whether it’s a health care worker, or other essential services such as food supply, delivery, electric, gas, plumbing, water and so many others.

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Stories Of Hope: Uncle Herb

 

 

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When my father talks about when he was a young boy, those experiences often surprise me.

One of his stories, more often told, was of his uncle Herb Rott.  Uncle Herb was his dad’s younger brother who fought and was wounded, in World War II.  Some of the details of that were not known until after Uncle Herb’s death, when his wife, Helen, invited my dad and his younger brother Jerry to come to visit and receive the medals, and other things left by her husband.

It was only then, that the missing pieces of the puzzle were discovered, and fit together, giving new revelation, and garnering renewed respect and admiration for this favorite uncle. 

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