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3 edition of Taking a chance. found in the catalog.

Taking a chance.

Robin Francis

Taking a chance.

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Published by Silhouette .
Written in English


ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17260456M
ISBN 100373576838
OCLC/WorldCa21518811

I was starting to understand that, even here in Philadelphia, far away from Chance's hometown, people were mourning with his family. I was given an extra flag because Pfc. Unfortunately it wasn't always pretty. Or my life. Once Chance was safely in the cargo area, and I was satisfied that he would be treated with due care and respect, the driver took me to the passenger terminal.

Escorts also participate in each formation until it is their time to leave. When the remains of a service member are ready to leave the mortuary, an announcement is made over the intercom system. She spent the next eleven years writing stories about the horses she pretended to ride through the rolling hills of coastal California until she got a job and bought her first horse at the age of sixteen. It barely fit into my suitcase.

Auggie's untold secret comes out and Elliott is furious to have been lied to yet again. Strobl Chance Phelps was wearing his St. I'm pretty sure I lost brain cells reading this. Strobl reminisces about his experience, saying that despite the fact he did not know PFC Chance Phelps prior to his death, somehow after escorting him home and laying him to rest, he now misses him.


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Taking a chance. book

Kelly [2] when Taking a chance. book came under heavy small arms fire, including rocket-propelled grenades. Over a year ago, I volunteered to escort the remains of Marines killed in Iraq should the need arise. She has absolutely no right to fly into a rage because he'd "supposedly" been cheating on her.

This time, there were a new group of Army escorts and a couple of the Marines who had been there Wednesday. The chaplain said some words I couldn't hear, and two Marines removed the flag from the casket and folded it for presentation to his mother.

Finally, it was time to open the pouch. She said, "I want you to have this, " as she pushed a small gold crucifix, with a relief of Jesus, into my hand.

In letters to his stepfather, he told of the dangers of convoy operations and of receiving fire. Now, as I watched them carry him the final 15 yards, I was choking up.

This post may contain affiliate links and may include items that I received at no cost in exchange for an honest review. Although we had been briefed that we might be carrying some personal effects of the deceased, this set me aback.

Instead, he drove me straight to the hotel. His "cargo" was going to be loaded onto my plane for its continuing leg. Carmen has made a life with Elliot for the past eight years. It seems Doug was fooling around with Elliott and Augustus at the same time, but Elliott doesn't know Augustus, yet Augustus knows who Elliott is from photos he'd seen.

The local VFW post had invited everyone over to celebrate Chance's life. After ending his 15 year old marriage because he is in fact gay and being betrayed by the only man he was ever involved with Auggie's life hasn't been a bed of roses.

Col Strobl is a recipient of the Marine Combat Action Ribbon from his service in the First Gulf War, he feels somewhat ashamed of his actions, to which the Korean War veteran reminds him that there is no shame in loving his family, and that he is not any less of a Marine than PFC Phelps or his sergeant or any of the other men serving in combat in Iraq, because now, he is a witness for PFC Phelps, having served this escort mission, and he is now responsible in no small part for PFC Phelps's legacy.

Single mother Dana longs for companionship, despite her dedication to raising her son Luke. I noticed that he wore six ribbons over his marksmanship badge.

They talk about the military and how the driver knew two men from his high school who enlisted, one of whom returned after sustaining severe injuries who is recovering at Walter Reedand the other who was killed. Basically, that means that Harper cheats on her boyfriend Brandon and has sex - twice - with Chase.

More It was supposed to be a rare -and unheard-of- one-night stand. After he explains that he is doing this only because the PFC is from his hometown and has no other meaning, the film cuts to several people doing medical procedures on a dead body which one can assume to be PFC Phelps.

Strobl and realize what the hearse is carrying. This way, they would each get one. I quit at about sixty percent and skimmed the rest. Now, however, they were repeatedly thanking me for bringing their son home and for my service. This time, Chance's shipping container was the first item out of the cargo hold.Jun 06,  · ‎Merciless and driven, billionaire Anthony Bertram built his company from the ground-up, dedicating every waking moment to creating one of the most powerful corporations in the world.

The last thing he has time for is romance.

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He almost lost everything when his first marriage fell apart. 4/4(). Feb 20,  · The story also gave me the honor to get to know some of the friends and family and Marine brothers of Chance.

I included Taking Chance in the Blog of War (Chance is one of the men that the book is dedicated to) and we have followed it's trajectory until, finally, it will be aired as a movie on HBO on February 21st.

Kevin Bacon will portray. Nov 07,  · Maggie McGinnis is the author of Taking a Chance, Meant to Be, Unlucky in Love, Once Upon a Cowboy, A Cowboy’s Christmas Promise, Accidental Cowgirl, and Driving Without a License, which was a finalist for Romance Writers of America’s Golden Heart Award.

A former high school English teacher, an accomplished musician, and a certified black /5(21). Nov 09,  · To book speaker Michael Strobl visit his profile page. Michael Strobl enlisted in the Marine Corps in He was commissioned a second lieutenant in December of and served around the world.

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