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arcadeace
07-16-2004, 03:26 AM
This is one of those rare moments of fate. It just brought goose bumps to me. The article is not very long, I do hope you read it.

"Last time they saw each other was in a trench at the infamous battle of Anzio in Italy. Both left that battlefield on stretchers, each assuming the other was dead."

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1005807.html?menu=news.quirkies.heartwarmers

arcadeace
07-16-2004, 03:26 AM
This is one of those rare moments of fate. It just brought goose bumps to me. The article is not very long, I do hope you read it.

"Last time they saw each other was in a trench at the infamous battle of Anzio in Italy. Both left that battlefield on stretchers, each assuming the other was dead."

http://www.ananova.com/news/story/sm_1005807.html?menu=news.quirkies.heartwarmers

Yellonet
07-16-2004, 03:47 AM
Great Story!

I'm a real softy when it comes to one of these stories.. No! I got something in my eye! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/cry.gif


- Yellonet

Fornixx
07-16-2004, 04:07 AM
Amazing, thx for posting! http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/16x16_smiley-surprised.gif

Arms1
07-16-2004, 04:09 AM
WOW!

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Waldo.Pepper
07-16-2004, 04:22 AM
Nice, thanks.

AirBot
07-16-2004, 05:32 AM
I... I seem to have something in my eye as well. Must be all the dust or something. http://ubbxforums.ubi.com/images/smiley/cry.gif

jensenpark
07-16-2004, 05:45 AM
great!

Thanks for posting...like others, brought a bit of a lump to my throat.

Hope everyone keeps sharing these little gems when they come across them.

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gates123
07-16-2004, 11:00 AM
Nothing is ever a coincidence.

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Did anyone see that or was it just me?

crazyivan1970
07-16-2004, 11:12 AM
Great story, thanks.

V!
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[Gypsy]
07-16-2004, 11:17 AM
Gave me goose bumps... thanks...

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Dunkelgrun
07-16-2004, 12:03 PM
Must be hayfever or something, got to blow my nose and dab my eyes....

Thanks for posting,
Cheers!

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