Numbers are not always just numbers!!!!!

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  1. Mrs Brother Bob

    Mrs Brother Bob G&G Addict

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    Thought I'd pass along something that I was sent today - please read!

    17,4,19,95,9,01,02,168,680,3,74
    Numbers are not always just numbers...

    17 years ago on April 19, 1995 at 9:01am, Oklahoma City was peaceful. At 9:02am, it changed forever. 168 people were killed; over 680 were injured. The youngest was 3 months old; the oldest, 74.



    Numbers are not always just numbers. We will never forget the 168. May God bless all of your families today as you remember your loved ones.

    friends - say an extra little prayer today for Oklahomans today as we remember those who were lost, injured, and who bravely risked their lives to save our neighbors.
     
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  2. Brother Bob

    Brother Bob G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    I still tear up at the pic of the fireman carrying the dying baby. I'll never forget that day as long as I live. Miss Wanda worked two or three blocks away and I parked real close to there and walked around the building to work. If we'd still been there, there's a fair chance that one or both of us wouldn't be here anymore. What still troubles me is the loss of very young life. A lot of the fatalities were babies and young children. The building housed a Govt. Daycare. A very sad day in our history. I have a piece of the building with the date and time written on it.
     
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  3. ChaZam

    ChaZam G&G Evangelist Forum Contributor

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    How true Ms. B/B. Thanxxx for the reminder.
     
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  4. neophyte

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    Horrid Day

    Mrs Brother Bob: Ma'am, one horrible day for Oklahoma.
    Thank You, the reminder
     
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  5. waterdog

    waterdog G&G Enthusiast

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    Yep, I get an uneasy feelling deep in my stomach when that or 9/11 are thought about. May GOD Bless them all, but mostly the wee ones.
     
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  6. Mrs Brother Bob

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    Another tragic day to remember tomorrow - Colombine. So many lives lost by needless acts.
     
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