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Let me start off by saying that at Gettysburg we are all very close, infact - we consider each other extended members of our own families. With that being said... On Tuesday - November 19th in the year of our Lord 2002 our team member, Derek Belanger a.k.a Teufel_Hund lost his grandfather who was 80

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Let me start off by saying that at Gettysburg we are all very close, infact - we consider each other extended members of our own families. With that being said...

On Tuesday - November 19th in the year of our Lord 2002 our team member, Derek Belanger a.k.a Teufel_Hund lost his grandfather who was 80 years young. His grandfather, Sgt. H. Audet. Sgt. Audet was an American Patriot in the truest sense of the word, in 1941 he served his nation, his president and his families honor by enlisting in the United States Army and served as a field medic. As a field medic his only cares, concerns and thoughts were those of his fellow soldiors -- often putting his own needs behind those of whom were wounded. So it is with great sorrow that we comitt him, Sgt H. Audet to the Lord and offer these words from our nations greatest president Abraham Lincoln.

"We come to dedicate a portion of it, as a final resting place for those who died here, that the nation might live. This we may, in all propriety do. But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate -- we can not consecrate -- we can not hallow, this ground -- The brave men, living and dead, who struggled here, have hallowed it, far above our poor power to add or detract. The world will little note, nor long remember what we say here; while it can never forget what they did here."

It seems only fitting and proper that in the sense of our greatest President and "emancipator" that all those who see this -- dedicate, at least 1 moment of your day to thinking of those who have gone before us and what they have strived to acomplish so that we -- the future of our nation and world may go on.

We salute you, Sergeant...

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