Tuesday, February 27, 2007

Families fear sacrifices forgotten

Families fear sacrifices forgotten
By David McLemore
The Dallas Morning News
FLOWER MOUND, Texas - Debby Schick remembers the day in September 2004 when her world collapsed.
Her son, Marine Cpl. Jacob Schick, called from a military hospital in Germany saying he'd been injured and was coming home. A nurse got on the phone to tell her his right foot had been amputated.
Then came the hurried flight to a military hospital in Bethesda, Md., the antiseptic smell in the hall outside his room as she overheard him tell a nurse to cover him: "I don't want my mom to see this."



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