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Fort Hood March 18, 20014

March 18, 20014 would find me at Fort Hood with my dad doing the Afghanistan Memory Wall. It was the first memory wall in over 4 months and certainly the first of 2014. When I look back on 2013 there is much pride and satisfaction with the wall. I wrote it out 8 times: Fort […]

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Every Wall Writing is Tough, But This One Was Brutal

It is hard to say which Afghanistan Memory Wall tribute was the toughest: The first one (Feb 28, 2013) had so much emotion and dynamics in it: I didn’t know where/how I was going to get wall built as late as Feb 10 and the date set for 1st wall was Feb 28. Intense! I’d […]

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10 hours of writing wall in 55 seconds

Very few people have seen me write the wall from beginning to end. My cousin Donovan and his wife Julie have. My assistant Kim, my childhood friend Matthew Mitchell, my dad and a friend Valoree Murray. I think that is pretty much it. Oh, I guess I have as well. It is a very long […]

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Lesson The Wall Taught Me

The lessons I have learned from my time with the Afghanistan Memory Wall could fill a book or two. But one that I definitely think is worth mentioning is that of being conscious of what your fellow man is going through. Two days ago I stood at Chase Field, the home of the Arizona Diamondbacks […]

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4 Things I Learned From This Wall

I have had a burning desire in my heart to do this wall for almost 2 years now. I just had to do it and I will explain the reasons why I had to do it in another blog. To be candid I had no idea what to expect. None…zero. People asked me where I […]

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