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I got to meet Joseph Wilson and Valerie Plame

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#1 Nonny


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Posted 29 May 2009 - 06:50 PM

What warm, loving, friendly people they are!  I was hoping for a chance to say hi, maybe shake hands, and I got all that and more.  Both of them wanted to know my connection to the group, so I told them about how my commander used to stand me at attention and try to talk religion at me, having discovered that I was a former member of his church.  Religious persecution was actually named in my award letter for my disabled veteran comp & pen as one of the reasons it was granted.  Anyway, the awards luncheon was excellent, and all the speeches exciting.
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#2 Cait


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Posted 29 May 2009 - 07:09 PM

How exciting to meet them.  Good for you, and you know what, good for them.  They got to meet you.

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#3 QueenTiye


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Posted 29 May 2009 - 08:53 PM

Congratulations, Nonny!


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Posted 29 May 2009 - 09:07 PM

Very cool. :)
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Posted 29 May 2009 - 10:19 PM

Good for you!!!
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