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Marine carries family Bible, thankful heart
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U.S. Marine Sgt. John Wade said he’s thankful for the amount of support he and his squad received from local residents. Top, Wade keeps with him a Bible passed down through the years, first carried by his great-grandfather in World War I. - photo by Autumn McBride
Marine from Forsyth County and his family say they have a lot to be thankful for. And a Bible passed down through generations of servicemen is proof of dedication to God and country.Sgt. John Wade returned to the United States from Afghanistan in June and has been home in Georgia for a few weeks.The tour was his third deployment. Wade, a 2006 graduate of South Forsyth High School, said he always wanted to be in the military.“Even through high school, I didn’t want to go to college.