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Cover Story - May 9, 2008

Military moms

Gaining strength as their children serve the country overseas

by Emily Atwood

Sunday marks an especially meaningful Mother's Day for Sherry Yonker and her family. After being split by an ocean and many countries for months, her son returned from his first tour in Iraq two weeks ago.

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Posted by Stephanie Ricker, a resident of another community
on May 15, 2008 at 1:01 pm

Cindy... It's "friend Stephanie" :-)

Jen said that both of your boys were off to Iraq - so scary - my thoughts and prayers are with you! It's hard to believe they are old enough - seems like just yesterday Jen had Nate in her class at Vintage Hills!

I am living in Colorado now but think of those fun times I was lucky to share in with Jen and the kids/parents of Vintage Hills!

Take good care!
Stephanie Ricker (now Schmalz)

Posted by Jerry, a resident of Oak Hill
on May 16, 2008 at 1:28 am

Cpl. Yonker, welcome back to "The World". Thanks for your service to our country.

Posted by Jocelyn Yonker, a resident of Livermore
on Sep 5, 2008 at 10:30 pm

I am very proud of my brother, Kenny. :)