Saturday, March 1, 2014

'My dad was a soldier. He's in heaven now'

Via WiscoDave

Devastating: Myles's dad died just five weeks after he was born, but he stays connected to the soldier through pictures, stories and regular visits to his grave site
  • Myles Eckert, eight, found the cash in the parking lot of Cracker Barrel on February 7
  • Instead of buying a video game, he gave it to Lt. Col. Frank Dailey who was eating at the restaurant
  • He said in a note that Dailey reminded him of his deceased dad who was a soldier and his family liked to 'pay it forward'
  • Army Sgt. Andy Eckert was killed in Iraq, just five weeks after Myles was born
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