Tuesday, October 10, 2006

Wounded Marine Suffers Setback

Wounded Marine Suffers Setback
LCpl Derrick Sharpe is in critical condition after a bombing in Iraq.
Tuesday, October 10, 4:49 p.m.By Jon Meyer

A Marine from Columbia County who was wounded while serving in the Middle East is still fighting for his life.
Lance Corporal Derrick Sharpe, 19, of Berwick was injured last month in Iraq.
His mother had to make the heart-wrenching choice Monday to have his leg amputated, or he wouldn't make it. Kimberly Sheets said it's the toughest decision she has had to make but she can't bear to lose her son.


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