All's Fair in Love and War Essay

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All’s fair in Love and War

We have all realized, at one point, that war is a part of our society; it is a part of our lives whether we want to admit it or not. In the times that we are in today the only way to be a hero is to do something charitable, or to stand up for your political beliefs. The sad truth is that our society today no longer accepts the war aspect as being a hero. In my eyes a person that is brave and courageous to risk their lives for someone is definitely a hero. Not only are these brave men and women risking their lives for others, they have lives of their own. Did anyone care to ask the question, does he have a family at home? Does he have a wife, a girlfriend? That doesn’t matter nor do
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It was the way he talked about his job that gave it away. I don’t know how I knew exactly before he actually told me but I’m sure that it was something in his eyes and the tone that he was speaking in that I saw right threw him.
5 Months Later… During the last five months we have gotten to know each other well. Even though we haven’t seen each other we grew very fond each other. He asked me to be his girlfriend at the beginning of October; I gladly accepted without any doubt in my mind. We had made plans to spend New Years together; the wait before I got to see him again made me anxious and nervous because I hadn’t seen him in five months. I got on the train on December 30, 2007 at 10:45pm. I remember that night well; it was raining and the night was chilly. My heart was pounding as my mother and I were walking towards the train. Right as I was about to hand my suitcase to the gentlemen to help me get on the train my phone started to ring and I knew exactly who it was. I couldn’t answer it right away as I was struggling with my overweight suitcase through the aisle. A gentleman that was walking behind me was kind enough to put my suitcase in the over head compartment. I sat down, made myself comfortable and called Glenn back. He told me he was a bit nervous to see me again. I laughed, although I was too. We hung up a couple of minutes later because he wanted me to get some rest on the extremely long thirteen hour train ride to Newport News,