Religion: Soldier's Grace

In Italy on Thanksgiving Day, a group of U.S. soldiers prepared to romp into a turkey dinner. Suddenly one of them stood up. He was a 22-year-old veteran pilot. He said: "Gentlemen, since this is Thanksgiving I would like to say grace." Everybody looked sheepish. Said a chaplain: "Lieutenant, I think that's a fine idea."

The soldier bowed his head, groped for words: "Dear God, we thank You for this food we are about to eat, for we know where there are thousands of men who cannot sit down to a meal like this today. Bless all our loved ones at home....

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