Capture What Counts Photography

#21/52 – Remember

My Daddy served in the Korean War in the United States Army.  He only talked about his time in Korea once, when I was about 10 years old.  He was buried alive in a fox hole for almost 24 hours, and to this day, the smell of dirt or mud makes me feel like I am suffocating.  This photo of him was taken in November 1962.  He passed away in April 2009 and I miss him so incredibly much.

Thank you to all the brave men and women who sacrificed their lives for the freedoms we enjoy today.  Always Remember.


10 responses

  1. Tammy

    So thankful for your dad…not only did he fight for our freedom he also brought a beautiful girl in the world that I call my friend! 🙂

    May 28, 2012 at 8:08 PM

  2. Thank you for sharing your pain (I hope it lessens with the sharing) And when you remember him in your prayers mention that we are thinking of him too! Lest We Forget.

    May 28, 2012 at 8:13 PM

  3. Thank You for the lovely remembrance.

    May 28, 2012 at 9:58 PM

  4. regularman

    What a lovely tribute. My thanks too go to your dad for his selfless service.

    May 28, 2012 at 10:12 PM

  5. beautiful photo of your Dad…lovely tribute to him and all freedom fighters everywhere, wish they weren’t necessary…

    May 29, 2012 at 2:27 AM

  6. What an amazing story, Bonnie. Wonderful tribute and photo.

    May 29, 2012 at 10:55 AM

  7. Wonderful tribute.

    May 30, 2012 at 10:48 AM

  8. Great photo, great story, great memories

    June 1, 2012 at 4:06 AM

  9. Amy

    What a great picture! Love you!

    June 4, 2012 at 7:48 AM

  10. Thank you so much for sharing Bonnie, what a great tribute to your dad!

    June 7, 2012 at 9:34 PM

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