Carolyn's Daily Posts: 2011

June 20, 2011

Pennsylvania Hero Walkers to be in Ligonier (PA) June 22, 2010


CAROLYN’S COMPOSITIONS

PENNSYLVANIA HERO WALKERS

TO BE IN LIGONIER (PA) JUNE 22, 2010

     You suck up and deal with the soreness and tiredness that comes with a long walk, according to Al Pulice. After all, you don’t compare it with the discomfort of the guys walking with you, the soldiers who bear the wounds of protecting freedom.

     Pulice, 55, of Murrysville, Pennsylvania, is one of the founders of the Pennsylvania Hero Walk. This year a core group of twenty wounded soldiers will trek the entire 329 mile journey.

     He said the third-annual walk should remind Pennsylvanians of the sacrifices troops continue to make in Iraq and Afghanistan. “They hear about the casualties, the deaths, but they don’t hear about the injuries,” he said. “This definitely brings attention to the injuries.”  

     Participants in the walk are collecting donations for the Wounded Warrior Project, a nationwide nonprofit that helps injured service members (to continue reading click on Pennsylvania Hero Walkers to Stop in Ligonier (PA) June 22, 2010)

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ADDITIONAL READING:

KEEPING PEACE IN SOUTH AFRICA Part 1

KEEPING PEACE IN SOUTH AFRICA Part 2

KEEPING PEACE IN SOUTH AFRICA Part 3

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