Gold Star Mother's Trip to Arlington

Every year on his October 5th birthday, Marcus Muralles' mother visits her son at his final resting place in Arlington. She saves her money all year to afford the trip from Indiana to Washington D.C. It's the one time each year that she is able to visit her only son in his final resting place. Marcus perished during the Operation Red Wing mission on June 28th, 2005 in the mountains of Afghanistan when is Chinook helicopter was shot down by Taliban forces.

Unfortunately, this year she is financially unable to go to Arlington. She had to have extensive dental work that dipped into her savings that was dedicated to her trip. My heart was broken when I heard this news. I know how deeply she looks forward to going on this trip each year. So, I felt as if together we could maybe do something to change that.

Rosemarie Dill ("Mama Rosemarie") is a very proud lady. She never asks for help, which is all the more reason I want to help her. I want to do this privately for her so please do not share this publicly on Facebook. I ask you to PLEASE share it, however, please share it via PRIVATE MESSAGE only. I do not want her to be embarrassed in any way by our efforts.

I will not disclose information that she confided in me privately, but please trust me when I say that she has had an incredibly difficult year on many counts. She needs and deserves a reason to smile and hopefully this can be it.

I ask if you are able, to please donate to this mission. If not, please keep her in your prayers and share privately with others. Obviously time is working against us right now so I will close the fundraising efforts on Wednesday September 25th.
Thank you, one and all, for your help and your hearts of gold.

God bless,
Dee
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Dee Wise Heinz 
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Pensacola, FL
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