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Family of Fallen Soldier Pleads: Please Stop, Cindy

It is a shame that this parent lost her son in the war, but her grief has pushed her over the edge. This trauma by itself is horrible but added to this are those pulling her strings for their own political joy.

The President has already talked to this woman, a visit which she had nothing but good things to say about when it happened. The only other visit that should happen is for her to visit with a grief counselor for extended therapy. It would seem that her family agrees with that statement.

Via Drudge:

The family of American soldier Casey Sheehan, who was killed in Iraq on April 4, 2004, has broken its silence and spoken out against his mother Cindy Sheehan's anti-war vigil against George Bush held outside the president's Crawford, Texas ranch.

The following email was received by the DRUDGE REPORT from Casey's aunt and godmother:

Our family has been so distressed by the recent activities of Cindy we are breaking our silence and we have collectively written a statement for release. Feel free to distribute it as you wish.

Thanks, Cherie

In response to questions regarding the Cindy Sheehan/Crawford Texas issue: Sheehan Family Statement:

The Sheehan Family lost our beloved Casey in the Iraq War and we have been silently, respectfully grieving. We do not agree with the political motivations and publicity tactics of Cindy Sheehan. She now appears to be promoting her own personal agenda and notoriety at the the expense of her son's good name and reputation. The rest of the Sheehan Family supports the troops, our country, and our President, silently, with prayer and respect.


Casey Sheehan's grandparents, aunts, uncles and numerous cousins.