Patience wearing thin for rallying parents of NJ soldiers

New Jersey parents of soldiers overseas are stepping up their rallies to bring their children home in the wake of civil war rumors in Iraq.Dozens of people are demonstrating weekly by posting billboards

News 12 Staff

Nov 30, 2006, 3:54 AM

Updated 6,352 days ago

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Patience wearing thin for rallying parents of NJ soldiers
New Jersey parents of soldiers overseas are stepping up their rallies to bring their children home in the wake of civil war rumors in Iraq.Dozens of people are demonstrating weekly by posting billboards across North Jersey. They say they want people going by to see the signs, talk to each other and call their senators and elected officials. They say the most important thing is to keep the pressure on.John Fenton's 24-year-old son Matt died in May after a suicide bomber struck in Fallujah. He says he believes his son died needlessly. The parents of troops in Iraq that News 12 New Jersey spoke with say their children don't necessarily share their views.


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