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Rhonda McDonald writes to Dakota Meyer: You are a HERO!

Rhonda McDonald, a student in Mr. Michael Mabry's class in Ramsey IL, sends this open letter to Dakota Meyer to be shared with CM readers, dated September 19, 2011:
Dear Dakota Meyer,

I wanted to tell you that you really desvered the Medal of Honor. You are truly a very brave soldier. Most soldiers wouldn't disobey their orders to go help other soldiers. This is especially true if it was a dangerous situation.

This is when they needed it the most. You took a Humvee and went off into a kill zone, knowing that you could get killed yourself, but you really didn't care. All you cared about was saving all those other soldiers who needed help. In that caring moment, you saved 36 soldiers! Even after you got shot, you still went back and kept getting soldiers. You even killed some of the ememies.

Now, thanks to you, those 36 soldiers that you saved get a chance to see their friends and family again. If it weren't for you, they wouldn't have had the chance to do that.

You are one of the very reasons why I respect all the people in the military that is why it is so important that we support our soldiers going off to war to fight for our country.

All I have to say is that you are a very brave person, risking your life by going into a kill zone so you could save soliders. Even though you think you were just doing your job and that you're not a hero, to me and others you are a HERO!I thank you for saving all those soldiers. Sincerely, - Rhonda McDonald
See also: Dakota Meyer an inspiration for students in Ramsey, IL

This story was posted on 2011-09-22 07:38:50
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