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Wednesday, June 28, 2006

American tragedies

Is this supposed to be heartwarming?

Photo G.I.'s dream nups up in smoke

PIKEVILLE, Ky. - A Marine who was dubbed the Marlboro Man after appearing in an iconic photograph from the Iraq War has filed for divorce less than a month after dozens of Americans contributed to a dream wedding for him and his bride.


Miller and his wife, Jessica Holbrook, were initially married at a county building in June 2005, but Miller had said in a Jan. 29 story in the San Francisco Chronicle that he wished he could give his wife the wedding she always wanted. Readers responded by helping pay for a $15,000 wedding June 3 at a golf course clubhouse near his hometown of Pikeville.

But by June 12, the Millers were living apart, according to court papers. He filed for divorce June 20, saying the marriage was "irretrievably broken."

"I'm just sad for them," said Eunice Davis of Pleasanton, Calif., who spearheaded the contributions. "It must be a very difficult time and a very difficult decision."
You know, people could be pissed, but this is just another tragedy from the Iraq war. One can only hope he can work out his problems. Divorce is one of the results of combat.

When I saw Bush running with that soldier, I was horrified. Bush is indirectly responsible for that man's injuries, and there he is grinning and smiling. I was digusted. That man is suffering from Bush's decisions and Bush is out for a larf.

posted by Steve @ 12:07:00 AM

12:07:00 AM

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