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Barrett808 Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 07:50 PM
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Military families weigh Saddam execution
Military families weigh Saddam execution
By ADAM GELLER, AP National Writer

It's been three Decembers since Saddam Hussein's capture gave soldiers and their families brief hope that a grim and grinding war might soon end.

With the execution of the former Iraqi dictator apparently imminent, those hopes have been tempered. If peace is not at hand, some say, then perhaps Saddam's demise will at least provide some peace of mind.

"I want this evil man off the face of this earth," said Nancy Hollinsaid, of Malden, Ill., whose son, Army Staff Sgt. Lincoln Hollinsaid, was killed in a grenade attack early in the war. "I want peace to come sooner."

But Hollinsaid, who has followed Saddam's trial, has a more personal wish that the execution will "do some good for my heart."

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http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20061230/ap_on_re_us/saddam_...



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ccpup Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Fri Dec-29-06 08:01 PM
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1. ... and then she
reached for her second glass of Kool-Aid.
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