Hawkeye : Faithful to the End

by duncanr

Navy SEAL U.S. Navy Petty Officer 1st Class Jon T. Tumilson was one of the 30 American troops killed on August 6 when the Taliban shot down their Chinook helicopter. At his funeral in Iowa, his dog Hawkeye walked up to the coffin,lay down beside it, and sighed.

4 Comments to “Hawkeye : Faithful to the End”

  1. I have been waiting for you to find this Duncan. 😦

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    • Found it a couple of days ago, then forgot where I’d found it 😳

      Found a different source for it this morning

      Still trying to find the article that said the marine’s best buddy had taken Hawkeye to live with him

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  2. God, that’s beautiful! Dogs never cease to amaze me. When our species goes extinct, there will be several contenders to replace us as sentient beings. And it wouldn’t surprise me at all if it’s the dogs who win out–who evolve into (hopefully better) humans.

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