Sunday, December 26, 2004

Quotation of the day for December 26, 2004

"Be studious, stay in school and stay away from the military. I
mean it."

- U.S. Marine Staff Sgt. Russell Slay, giving instructions to his
5 year old son, Walker. These instructions were sent in a
letter shortly before Stf. Sgt. Slay was killed in Iraq. He
was one of twelve soldiers from Texas killed in November 2004.

[Quoted in the Houston Chronicle,]

Submitted by: Mike McGuffin
Dec. 10, 2004