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August 31, 2008
I cannot believe it has almost been a year since you left this world as a hero and came back as an angel. You are missed by so many people. My thoughts are with you and your loved ones.
August 29, 2008
To the Woodwards: My thoughts and prayers are still constantly with you and your family and I feel so blessed to have been able to meet Ryan. He is a true hero that will never be forgotten. You must be so incredibly proud to have had such a kind and inspirational son (and brother). My love and prayers are with you always.
July 06, 2008
We are very sorry for the loss of Ryan. We think of him often and of his family and friends as they continue to live with the loss of him. Take care, we love you.
July 04, 2008
You are remembered and respected. Thank you Cpl Woodward!
June 29, 2008
Our thoughts and prayers are with you and we thank god everyday for brave men & women like your soldier for defending our country. We are building a wall in honor of all those who have lost their lives in Iraq & Afghanistan. It's called Wall of Heroes. If you would like more information please contact me at makala1118@aol.com.
March 02, 2008
To the family of Ryan Woodward,
As we drove down I-71 in Columbus, OH yesterday we came upon a car with a message on the rear window about the loss of a loved one. Having recently lost a loved one of our own, this naturally caught our attention. As we neared the car which exited at Broad St., where we also planned to exit, we were able to get close enough to read the details of your loss. Then it really hit home. You see, we lost our son on Oct. 10, 2007, just barely a month after your hero Ryan lost his life.

Thank you Ryan Woodward for volunteering to serve our great country. Thank you to the Woodward family. Your son and brother is an American hero. God bless you all. We mourn with you.

If you would ever feel like meeting with our family please contact us. We travel across 30 from Ohio occasionally to visit our daughter in Chicago.

Randi and Carolyn Pearson (rpearson@woh.rr.com)
Proud parents of Samuel F. Pearson KIA 10 Oct 2007 Baghdad, Iraq
October 26, 2007
My prayers and blessings go to all of our family members and my sincere and heartfelt thanks to Ryan and all of his brothers who have and are prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice in order to keep us a free nation.
October 13, 2007
To the Family and Friends of this Soldier:
I will stand in grief with this soldier's family to honor him. For every fallen HERO there is a bright star that shines in the evening sky to remind us of the cherished gift we were given – even if for too short a time.
My heart breaks again as I sign yet another guest book of another courageous young soldier who gave their life so selflessly. I wish I never found myself in a position to have to sign another guestbook for the rest of my life, but I promised Brent that neither he nor any like him would be forgotten and so I will continue until the day there is no longer the need.
We lost our son SFC Brent A. Adams on 12/1/05 and it seems like yesterday. I wish so badly there were things I could say to you right now to make the pain you are feeling go away, but I know first hand there simply are no words that will bring you the comfort and peace your heart aches for. Just know that you are not alone. My heart, thoughts, and prayers are with you all as you go through this tragedy moment by moment and as you mourn this loss.
We don't know each other, will probably never meet, but will forever be united in the loss of our Heroes. We have, unfortunately joined a group none of us wanted to join, an ever-growing group of families in this situation. May God grant you peace and strength to get through this and be able once again to smile at a memory rather than have only the tears that flow so easily now. To be so proud of your loved one and so saddened at the same time is a mix of emotions very difficult to deal with as our hearts both burst with pride and pain together.
I am sorry that I never knew your soldier personally. While they can never be replaced, neither will they ever be forgotten. You must trust that sometime, someday the loving memories you have will help to sustain you and help you go on. This courageous soldier will forever be your Angel watching over you all for the rest of your lives. It's what brings me some measure of peace and comfort and I hope it will you as well.
To his family and friends in pain, I offer this comfort: When you find yourself in that dark sorrowful place, think not only of how you will miss him, but instead recall the years, days, hours and minutes gifted to you by his presence. The one thing that cannot be taken from you is your wonderful memories that now will mean more than ever.
If you ever want to talk, I'm only an e:mail away and would love for you to tell me more about your Hero.
God Bless this soldier and family who gave all and God Bless legacy.com for setting up this site where families can so quickly share their condolences and prayers with others like themselves.
Proud Parents of SFC Brent A. Adams, KIA, 12/1/05, Ramadi, Iraq
Pam and Bill Adams, Lancaster, PA
October 08, 2007
You will be missed, but never forgotten. Thanks for all the good memories.
October 04, 2007
To the family and friends of Cpl. Ryan A. Woodward: Please accept my heartfelt sympathy upon the loss of your soldier... the loss of "our" soldier. My heart gets heavier and heavier with each new name, and each new story of our lost soldiers. Know that you are in my prayers now and for the days to come. May we all find peace somehow out of this conflict. Please include my son, Spc. Crockett Fowler Butler, in your prayers. For now, he is safely stationed at Ft. Sill, Ok. but they have been notified to be ready to be deployed any minute. GOD BLESS CPL. RYAN A. WOODWARD AND GOD BLESS AMERICA!

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