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    Greetings From Frenchy!

    I visited with Frenchy and one his sons today for lunch, and he asked me to pass on his message to everyone to have a very Merry Christmas and a safe and happy New Year.
    Without going in to great detail, his health is bad, in fact, its very bad, and in his own words he said "I'm fighting an uphill battle on a slippery slope". If you get a chance, say a prayer for him, and make it a strong one, because he really needs it. I've met some fine people in my travels over the years, but I've never met anyone quite like Frenchy. He's much more than a friend to me, I consider him family.
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    I always enjoyed his contributions and feel he is a kindred spirit.

    Happy Christmas to him and his family and I hope his health fully recovers and he is happy.
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    Prayers sent for his recovery.
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    He's the real deal for sure. Good dude. Glad you got to hang out.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BR7.62 View Post
    He's the real deal for sure. Good dude. Glad you got to hang out.
    I was very happy I got to meet David, who is home on leave right now. He is 100% the real deal, and hopefully when you met him you got the chance to see his scrapbook from his days in Vietnam. He does look much better than when we hung out a few months ago, but his health is slipping.
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    he brought it to the shop last summer. crazy shit, man he has seen it all.
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    Quote Originally Posted by BR7.62 View Post
    he brought it to the shop last summer. crazy shit, man he has seen it all.
    I only know Frenchy from the stories he has shared here, but those are plenty for me to be certain that he has seen more than I've ever even thought about. Here's hoping he finds the strength to continue to live life with all he's got, for as long as his spirit wants to stick around.

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    I appreciate the update, he was on my mind just a couple of days ago.

    Blessings and a Merry Christmas to you Frenchy.

    Thank you JoeMomma
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    I too wish Frenchy the best. Joe, are his health issues related to his wounds from Vietnam? Merry Christmas to Frenchy and his family.
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    Quote Originally Posted by VietIraqVet View Post
    I too wish Frenchy the best. Joe, are his health issues related to his wounds from Vietnam? Merry Christmas to Frenchy and his family.
    One of them is, the other is not.
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    I don't pray much anymore but this is a reason I can't turn down. I can't believe that Vietnam Vets are in the same place their dads(my grandfathers) were when I was growing up. To me Vietnam veterans are the last generation to be confronted with a war, when the draft was abolished the military became a minority community which makes it even easier to be used for political means.
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    Prayers for Frenchy and Family. Have a blessed Holiday season.
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    wishes of best health for Frenchy and many more years on this earth.
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    Quote Originally Posted by JoeMomma View Post
    One of them is, the other is not.
    Thanks. Godspeed to Frenchy.
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    I never had too much correspondence with Frenchy but as fellow infantry, Vietnam vet I could relate to some similar circumstances.
    As I have been to some vet reunions in recent years I see the ravages of age, Agent Orange and old woulds on some of the guys I served with.
    I wish Frenchy well.

 

 
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