Congratulations Jamie! You are the winner of the $25 amazon gift certificate. To claim your prize, please e-mail me at firstname.lastname@example.org with the e-mail address where you would like the gift certificate sent.
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I also wanted to thank those of you who commented for putting my time away from HB in perspective. I hadn't considered the implications of going to war, or having a loved one go to war, and I appreciate the reminder of the sacrifices so many Americans make.