by Pat Burke
Hi, This is Pat’s daughter. Before he passed last October, he asked me to post the letter he posts every March 16th in memory of his last days with a soldier named Ted Williams. March 16, 1967 was the day he was shot in Nam and Ted was killed and died in his arms. Today marks a significant day in my fathers life that he always carried with him. Be warned, it is graphic in the end and may be difficult to read, but I will keep the promise I made to him. Here is his tribute to Ted…(there are three pages/photos). I miss you dad.
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