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WTOL Editorial: Community rallies around overseas soldiers

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WTOL Vice President and General Manager Bob Chirdon WTOL Vice President and General Manager Bob Chirdon

By WTOL Vice President and General Manager Bob Chirdon - email

Lately, we've been hearing a lot from Washington about the financial cost of waging wars.

America's soldiers, sailors, airmen, and marines pay a different cost: the cost of being apart from their families, their careers, and their homes for almost ten years.

This weekend we'll get together to celebrate our independence.

But for our brave men and women in uniform, and for their loved ones here at home, the fight for America's future goes on.

They need your help.

Saturday morning at Promenade Park would be a great place to start.

The Blade sponsored Heroes Run 5k charity race begins at 10:30 a.m. Proceeds go to Heroes in Action, a charity that ships 100 care packages per month to active-duty members of our armed forces.

July 4th weekend is all about families. This year do something special for the families that are separated by the price of freedom.

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