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|Subject: Father Of Fallen Marine Upset...||Date: 10/9/2012 9:48 AM|
|Author: LurkerMom||Number: 1822416 of 1987896|
Father of fallen Marine upset by president's letter...
"Young examined the letter written to Tom Logan, which arrived by UPS truck four months after his son's death.
"I would agree, this is a personal sacrifice and an impersonal condolence," Young said.
Young said that it appears Obama's predecessor, George W. Bush, wrote more personal, individualized, sometimes hand-written notes to the families of soldiers.
Young also said that form letters, condolence, or otherwise, are a function of the modern age we live in.
"I think it's an indication of how of how the office of the presidency works in the early 21st century," Young said.
Tom Logan is convinced it shouldn't work like that, not now, not ever.
"Where are the representatives of our government? Where is the honor and the respect that all of these soldiers deserve?" Logan asked.
Local 2 Investigates attempted to contact the White House for comment three times. We have not received a response."
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