Oh Man, Too Many Feels.... . A nurse took the tired, anxious servicemen to the bedside. “Year sen is here," she said to the old man. She had ta repeat the words

Oh Man, Too Many Feels...

A nurse took the tired, anxious servicemen
to the bedside. “Year sen is here," she said
to the old man. She had ta repeat the words
several times before the patient' s eyes opened.
Heavily sedated because the pain of his
heart attack he... dimly saw the young
uniformed Marine standing outside the
asdgen tent. He reached am his hand. The
Marine wrapped his toughened fingers
around the old man' s limp ones, squeezing a
message of love and encouragement.
The nurse brought a chair so that the Marine
could sit beside the bed. All through the night
the young Marine sat there in the poorly
lighted ward, holding the aid man' s hand and
offering him wards of lave and strength.
occasionally, the nurse suggested that the
Marine man away and rest awhile. He
Whenever the nurse came into the ward, the
Marine was oblivious of her and of the night
names of the hospital - the clanking of the
oxygen tanks the laughter of the night staff
members exchanging greetings, the cries and
means of the other patients. Now and then
she heard him say a few gentle words, The
dying man said nothing, only held tightly to
his sen all through the night.
Along towards dawn, the old man died. The
Marine released the new lifeless hand he had
been holding and went ta tell the nurse.
While she did what she had to do, he waited,
Finally, she returned. She started ta offer
words sympathy, but the Marine
interrupted her, "Who was that man?” he
The nurse was startled, "He was your father,"
she answered.
No, he wasn' t," the Marine replied. ''l never
saw him before in my life."
Then why didn' t yea say samething when I
took you to him?"
I knew right away there had been a mistake,
but I also knew he needed his son, and his
see just wasn' t here. When I realised that he
was tee sick ta tell whether or net I was his
sen, knowing haw much he needed me, I
stayed. I came here tonight to find a Mr.
William Grey. His Son was killed in Iraq
today, and I was sent to inform him, What
was this Gentleman' s Name? "
The nurse with tears in her eyes answered,
Mr. William Grey... Arm .3’
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#13 - polop (09/19/2013) [-]
Manly tears.
#278 - beardman (09/20/2013) [-]
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User avatar #291 to #278 - evilredmuffin (09/20/2013) [-]
we need that option
#242 - babyraper (09/20/2013) [-]
*******		 cried. thanks OP
******* cried. thanks OP
#179 - yorker (09/19/2013) [-]
Unpopular Opinion!
I ******* love my country. The majority of us are not fat assholes, your country has its fair share of cunts, too.
User avatar #188 to #179 - fizzor (09/19/2013) [-]
User avatar #236 to #179 - hudis (09/20/2013) [-]
May I ask why you love your country?
User avatar #247 to #236 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
You may.
I appreciate my country.
I appreciate the men and women that have died defending it.
I appreciate the laws set forth by our founding fathers to ensure the best in life for the future generations of Americans.
I know the government is wrong in many cases, but the government shouldn't represent the country in this case.
This country has been through some great and some poor leaders, the decisions of a corrupt government only makes me more patriotic, I feel that our country provides a fair opportunity for all.
I also believe in free-enterprise.
I think that the poor man that works to put bread on his table instead of blaming those around him and everyone but himself and decides to get up off of his ass and make something of himself is a man to be admired, and I believe that that man deserves every penny he earns through his hard labor.
This is why I do not believe in socialism.
There are many ignorant people who don't know of life outside this country and assume it's so much better everywhere else.

The fact that I at times have to live in fear of my country's government deeply upsets me, but it gives me all the more reason to stand by it to help make things better than complain about how much the current situation sucks.

Of all the countries, I am glad I live in the one that I do.

Hope this gives you an idea of why.
I really hope this petty rivalry between two amazing countries(In their own right)
can stop.
Every real brit I've encountered has never cared about our politics.
They're smart enough to realize that different sized countries, with different populations, and different economies need different ruling methods.
(Which is why my Canadian/British-immigrant step-father and I think it's stupid when people say things like "well socialist ideals work in Canada and Britain, America should use them"
He, having lived in canada most his life even said the only reason it works there is because Canada is still a developing country.
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User avatar #251 to #247 - hudis (09/20/2013) [-]
Well, fair enough. I personally have a lot of faith in socialism, but not so much that it makes me blind to its flaws. Still, the U.S. and its economics, politics and social matters is something that interests me, so thanks for your answer. Also, your stepdad and you are entitled to your opinions of course, but it's often very stimulating and self-developing to try harder to understand the other end of the argument than how hard you stick to your own ideals.
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User avatar #315 to #289 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
It still is. I've always been patriotic, I stood my ground on this opinion a lot even when the hating america bandwagon was at it's highest
User avatar #398 to #179 - HonkIfIDriveWell (09/20/2013) [-]
That's got to be the most popular "unpopular opinion" I've ever seen. Obvious thumb whore.

Go **** yourself.
User avatar #407 to #398 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
I didn't know that liking America was back in.
You see, I'm not a bandwagon-hopping faggot, so I've stood by America the whole time.
And still, there are large amounts that still talk **** on it.

Go **** yourself.
User avatar #438 to #407 - HonkIfIDriveWell (09/20/2013) [-]
Just about every American loves America to a sickening degree, and the majority of FJ users are American. I doubt you're stupid enough to not have known that, so I still stand by my thumb whore accusation.
User avatar #487 to #407 - hudis (09/20/2013) [-]
I don't think there really is a bandwagon. A lot of people simply don't like what the U.S. represents theoretically nor in practice, and for good reason. I am one of them, along with pretty much everyone I know and politics never entered the equation in how or why I befriended them.

My guess is that the reason the 'hate' as you call it has kind of died down is because people, like me, grow tired of trying to argue their points when the opposition consists almost entirely of pictures of bald eagles on the American flag that garners dozens of thumbs or arguments born of patriotism and kindergarten propaganda that simply don't make sense.

I don't mean to offend, I just felt I had to correct you in thinking that the only reason people expressed their disgust with the U.S. on funnyjunk was a bandwagon effect.
#224 to #179 - infedel ONLINE (09/20/2013) [-]
it really ******* annoys me how many people of today's generation of America just straight up hate America. if this is what America's care-takers are going to be like in the next few years, i weep on be-half of Lady Liberty and Uncle Sam
User avatar #237 to #224 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
Feeling is mutual
#354 to #179 - iamaniceperson (09/20/2013) [-]
Canada masterace here, and now let me tell ya: Last summer, I went to America. People we're nicer than people in my home town. I think that if you want to get the fat, dumb and mean stereotipical american, you should get to the middle of the USA, or around there. no offence, middle land people.
User avatar #362 to #354 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
My Canadian step-dad, when I asked how he felt about the "all canadians are nice" stereotype said that it's really stupid because he, having been born and raised in Canada, knows a lot more than the random Dick-riders of Canada (i.e americans trying to sound cool for the Canadians, when really canadians don't give a **** .)
He told me this exactly "Yeah, I'd say that's ******* dumb. We invented hockey, we're naturally scrappers."
User avatar #304 to #179 - brettyoke (09/20/2013) [-]
No, no, the hate for America bandwagon is over. The hate for hate for America bandwagon bandwagon is in now. Your opinion is rather popular now.
User avatar #312 to #304 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
I'd say it's split 50/50.
Glad it's nearing an end, so many of these guys were uninformed assholes.
#198 to #179 - lucianolp (09/19/2013) [-]
Oh look, someone on funnyjunk not hating america. How about that.
#201 to #198 - yorker (09/19/2013) [-]
I know, I know, a rare occurrence indeed.

inb4 liberals getting buttmad, tell me my country is horrible.
User avatar #370 to #201 - ICEDgrunge (09/20/2013) [-]
I'm quite the libtard but I'll tell you right now, the country we share is quite amazing.
User avatar #374 to #370 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
I honestly get really happy when the two parties share common ground.
I just posted that because a lot of liberals really really like to talk **** on America.

(Seriously, my aunt thinks she's the **** and she said something along the lines of "Americans are so fat it's disgusting." wtfyoustupidbitch.jpg when I see that her best friend is fat, just hopping on the bandwagon.)

Anyways, I am glad people like Joy Behar exist so that democrats have someone on their side to hate and them and the right wing can agree on something.
Same reason that I'm glad both of them hate the WBC.

To be honest, I wouldn't even consider myself conservative. Although I share many of their ideals and outlooks on money (I think that the fact that people think people who start their businesses don't deserve the money they make off of said business is ridiculous, so yeah, I support free enterprise to-the-max.)
User avatar #377 to #374 - ICEDgrunge (09/20/2013) [-]
I completely understand where you're coming from.
No matter how shortsighted this belief may seem, if you disdain your country as vehemently as most liberals do these days, then I sincerely believe they should find somewhere else to live. It's a downright disgraceful existence. I have grievances with the U.S, everyone does, but I don't hate every fibre of it's being outright. That's **** .

I've met people just like your aunt as well, they're completely full of themselves, to the point of an egotistical ******* obesity. They'd eat their own **** if it'd make them less American.

And I completely agree with you with Behar. This country needs to meet in the middle, you and I may not agree on some things, but compromise is the key to existing contently, and if you're so hungry to have everything your way, then you shouldn't have any kind of power.

I completely understand you with business, and I also feel your same sentiments with how I would consider myself liberal, I really wouldn't, except when it comes to a few key things. My father was born with a genetic spinal disorder called Spinal Stenosis, which essentially made him start life with a degraded spine, it was very narrow and fragile. Shortly before I was born he ended up seriously injuring his neck and spinal column and has never been able to work since, we made due's with Social Security and that was our saving grace.

2 times in teen years I found myself homeless as well. If it wasn't for the programs that the Federal Government provided, I would have had to live on the streets of New York in the middle of January. Wouldn't have been fun.

Anyways, that's the main reason why I find Government aid to people in such desperate situations necessary. I've seen the people that take welfare and food stamps, and I'll be damned to ever call them freeloaders. They all had their story, they all had their shame, and they all needed what they received, they wouldn't have lived without it.

Well that's my story.
User avatar #381 to #377 - yorker (09/20/2013) [-]
The thing is though, I support welfare.
But for people like you.
People that are willing to get up off of their asses, people that see it as a little help from the government rather than a source of income and something to live off of the rest of their lives.
#202 to #201 - lucianolp (09/19/2013) [-]
Here, this picture is my american gift to you.
User avatar #205 to #202 - yorker (09/19/2013) [-]
Have a pleasant day my fellow American.
User avatar #208 to #205 - lucianolp (09/19/2013) [-]
You too brother.
#392 to #202 - brettyht (09/20/2013) [-]
Would laugh if that was made by a Canadian.

Also, here is my own Present of Patriotism
#184 to #179 - porkerrr (09/19/2013) [-]
I'm canadian, and i ******* love america. The media only show the cons, but i went there for my one vacation, and the food and drinks was awesome. you guys are cool.
#187 to #184 - yorker (09/19/2013) [-]
Thanks man.

Really, it just gets such a bad rap from (Mostly Americans) who claim they're Ultra-intelligent brits because they're dickriders to anybody who is from another country.

Kind of like what weabos are to the Japanese.
#401 to #184 - anon (09/20/2013) [-]
If it's any consolation I love Canada, being an American

Went there once and there are the best hotels, with ******* hot tub caves.

Hot tubs. In caves
User avatar #217 to #184 - Dwarf (09/19/2013) [-]
#296 - puccypirateisback **User deleted account** (09/20/2013) [-]
We salute you, soldier
We salute you, soldier
#273 - happyschlappy (09/20/2013) [-]
Believe it or not, that is actually part of his job. In the Marine Corps DEP you sign a contract that states that you will do everything in your power to help another Marine.
User avatar #338 to #273 - fartknuckles (09/20/2013) [-]
well aside from that those guys show a level of trust and brotherhood thats beyond me
#239 - phoenixtc (09/20/2013) [-]
Reading something like this always reminds of my favorite video game quotes "Spartans never die, they're just missing in action" -Halo Reach.
#137 - medewu (09/19/2013) [-]
Marines don't die... they just take the fight to the next level....   
Semper fidelis~
Marines don't die... they just take the fight to the next level....

Semper fidelis~
User avatar #161 to #137 - stoicnick (09/19/2013) [-]
spartans never die they're just listed as MIA because the bitchy populas needs "morale"
User avatar #154 to #137 - remainsx (09/19/2013) [-]
We just regroup in hell.
#469 - anon (09/20/2013) [-]
>Find a picture of a marine inside a hospital
>Make up story
>FJ shoves OP with thumbs

Leik if you cry evy tiem

User avatar #472 to #469 - perseeus (09/20/2013) [-]
It's still a damn good story, you faggot.
User avatar #397 - aaauuuggghhh ONLINE (09/20/2013) [-]
no wait that's just the intestinal cancer
#382 - bowlerjeffrey (09/20/2013) [-]
repost, but always good for some feels
#353 - iamphoenix (09/20/2013) [-]
Pretty sure there are UN sanctions against feel strikes.
User avatar #318 - sketchysketchist (09/20/2013) [-]
Could you imagine the conversation the old man and his son will have when they meet up in heaven/hell/super questionably kawaii ghostly afterlife of awesome happy time go.

Son: Dad! You're here?!
Dad: Yes, but how did you get here?
Son: I died in Iraq a while ago!
Dad: But I was holding your hand in the hospital before I died!
Son: I did no such thing!
Dad: Then...Who...Was...PHONE!??
#334 to #318 - tehroflcopters (09/20/2013) [-]
I don't know if it's true (obviously) but they say you're more in touch with your soul right before you die. Almost as if your soul picks when to die. I say this because my girlfriend went to a medium after her grandmother passed and her grandma's ghost or whatever said she died the time she did so the family could come together. In this case, maybe he died knowing his son was dead...
User avatar #396 to #334 - HonkIfIDriveWell (09/20/2013) [-]
Those mediums are horrible human beings. Using quack ******** to pray on people too stricken with grief and sorrow to know any better.
#231 - kaycie (09/20/2013) [-]
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#119 - doddythechef (09/19/2013) [-]
im trying real hard not to cry
god damn
User avatar #129 to #119 - ifuckbabies **User deleted account** (09/19/2013) [-]
I tried also.
I also ******* failed.
#115 - ompalomper (09/19/2013) [-]
pretty much describes it   
heavy feels from the beginning to near the end and at the end it hits you like a 			*******		 truck    
excuse me, i think i need a moment
pretty much describes it

heavy feels from the beginning to near the end and at the end it hits you like a ******* truck

excuse me, i think i need a moment
#254 to #213 - anon (09/20/2013) [-]
"A hurricane of dicks upon your house!"

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