Red Flag Burn Ban In Effect
Blanco County News
Weather Partly Cloudy 84.0°F (41%)
Letter to the Editor
Wednesday, November 27, 2013 • Posted November 27, 2013

Editor,

I would like to thank the fine elementary students and Principal Romano and teachers here in Blanco for doing Christmas card for the company of Marines in Camp Bastion Afghanistan. This is the second year they have done this. Also the fine young middle school students who did Christmas cards for another company of Marines at Camp Leatherneck Afghanistan.

A lot of these Marines have children of their own and will be missing them at Christmas time. Last year’s email from those Marines indicated that it reminded them of their own children and made it a lot easier at this time of year to be away from family and friends. Being in the service from 1968-70 and not being home for Christmas for the first time during Christmas season is just not the same. So sometimes the little things we do make a big difference in people’s live.

As President Regan once said, “Some people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference in the world. But, the Marines don’t have that problem.” So you young students in Blanco you really did make a difference in someone’s life.

Bill Fojtasek

This article has been read 63 times.
Comments
Readers are solely responsible for the content of the comments they post here. Comments do not necessarily reflect the opinion or approval of Blanco County News. Comments are moderated and will not appear immediately.
Comments powered by Disqus

View the last five weeks.

For more issues, view our issue archive.

Find what you're looking for in our Classified Advertising section.

For Rent (2)Help Wanted (3)
Services (1)

Get it sold, get it rented, and more. Place a classified ad.

Subscribe to the Blanco County News to get local news, school, sports, real estate, and events delivered directly to your mailbox.

Call 830-833-4812 if you have any questions or to subscribe over the phone.