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Thursday, August 23, 2007
'Doing what he believes in'


This is PFC Marcus Valdez of League City TX. He is currently serving in Iraq with his fellow "battle buds" of the 82nd Airborne Division and his wife, PFC Carmen Valdez. We are so proud of him for doing what he believes in. We pray for their safe return. Please continue to support these heroes.

-- Gil Valdez of League City, Texas
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