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...The Gates of Heaven...

Posted By Laughing_Wolf • [May 03, 2012]

There is a post over at This Ain't Hell you need to go read and a favor I would ask of you.

Cody had leukemia since he was 22 months old, but beat the disease three times. Although he was cancer-free, the chemotherapy lowered his immune system and Saturday afternoon, he died from a fungus that attacked his brain. Members of the Marines decided to step in and do something.

“They decided Cody, with the strength and honor and courage he showed through the whole thing, he should be a Marine,” said Cody’s father David Snowberger.

Cody was given Marine navigator wings and was made an honorary member of the United States Marine Corps. For one Marine, that wasn’t enough, so he did even more.

“The night before Cody passed, he stood guard at Cody’s door at the hospital all night long for eight hours straight,” said Snowberger.

Read it, then read the rest of the story. Some of you may know the Marines involved, and I pass along a reqeust -- please do not name them.  This is not about them, it is about Cody.  It is about giving him his "day in front of the world" as one of them put it to me. 

Read it, and honor a brave young man who knew that the gates to and of Heaven are guarded by United States Marines. 

Semper Fi Cody!

LW


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