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gottaB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 07:54 PM
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Marine Sgt. Jason Wittling's life changed forever....

Marine Sgt. Jason Wittling's life changed forever when his Humvee overturned on a sand-choked road



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He is a rolling dose of the reality of war.

"People stare. Literally stare," says the Ashland native. "I'm a reminder - Hey this could happen."

Wittling's reality is he can't feel a thing when his 3-year-old daughter, Emily, comes running in from playing outside and flops her head on his lap. His arms are half-numb and he has sensation in only two fingers on his right hand, three on the other; those fingers are cramped into a perpetual fist, and the best he can do with them is grab a fork, or pinch a cigarette. Occasionally he'll bang out an e-mail with the knuckle of his left thumb.

Doctors have told him the odds are overwhelming that he will never walk again. But doctors also told him he'd never feel a thing below his neck after it cracked when his Humvee rolled outside the city of Karbala on May 8 - a week after President Bush declared "the tyrant has fallen."

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Marine Sgt. Jason Wittling's life changed forever....

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saigon68 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:01 PM
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1. Hopefully President Cheney's VA will treat him better than Rayguns
VA health care----- underfunded and pushed aside for those who gave the most.
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gottaB Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:11 PM
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2. yep, that's the Republican game plan
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boobooday Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 08:28 PM
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3. Will these people be our homeless in 10 years?
If these people really believed in heaven and hell, they'd be trembling in fear of the almighty for the evil they do.

http://www.wgoeshome.com
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The Zanti Regent Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sat Apr-24-04 10:22 PM
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4. First my Jon and now this
Oh how my heart breaks for him. I pray that these neoCONS are brought before the bar of justice and made to pay for the evil they have caused!
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