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two days ago I was notified that my fiancé had been shot while at work. he was a  23yrs old marine. I was the last person he texted. 

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Comment by Callie2 on Saturday
Hugs to you smp. What a terrible thing to happen, what a shock it must be for you. Prayers to you also.
Comment by happylilycat on Friday

I am so sorry, although I know that doesn't mean much right now. My husband was a vet, and when he passed, I found a group called TAPS (tragedy assistance program for survivors) that helped me navigate several complicated issues around VA benefits, etc.  Their phone number is 800-959-TAPS, and their website is  You are in my prayers. 

Comment by only1sue on Friday

So sorry, such a tragedy.  I am just going to bed so will say some prayers for you.  I am sure others will be along to comment soon.  I am in Australia so a long way away but if I had longer arms I would reach out and hug you.  So here is a virtual (((hug)). 


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