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    Community comes together to help terminally ill soldier [Image 9 of 10]

    Community comes together to help terminally ill soldier

    FAYETTEVILLE, NC, UNITED STATES

    09.27.2013

    Photo by Sgt. Amie McMillan 

    10th Press Camp Headquarters

    Soldiers, retirees and civilians help Chief Warrant Officer 5 Charles Petrie, an Army officer who has given almost 30 years to his country and is now terminally ill, and his family move from their large rental home to a smaller home they recently purchased. Petrie was diagnosed with sarcoma in his sinus – one of the rarest forms of cancer and in the rarest place, according to his wife, Terri. Despite multiple, large radiation treatments that shrank the tumor, the cancer is growing again. After being contacted by someone close to the family, U.S Army W.T.F! Moments took action by posting a message to their Facebook audience of more than 328,000 people. Approximately 100 soldiers, retirees, and civilians showed up to help a fellow soldier in need, Sept. 27, at a home in Fayetteville, N.C. (U.S. Army photo by Sgt. Amie J. McMillan, 10th Press Camp Headquarters)

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    Date Taken: 09.27.2013
    Date Posted: 09.28.2013 14:04
    Photo ID: 1027338
    VIRIN: 130927-A-LZ307-002
    Resolution: 4928x3264
    Size: 5.97 MB
    Location: FAYETTEVILLE, NC, US 

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