Stevens family

My Dad is a hero. He's a soldier.

I think I have the greatest Dad in the world. He is one of the nicest people I have ever known and he is also a true hero. I won't get to be with my Dad this Father's Day because he is in Iraq this year. He flies Blackhawk helicopters for the National Guard. He is a great pilot and I know he is doing something very important for our Country. I miss him a lot but I do get to talk to him on the computer a lot. This is the second time my Dad has been to Iraq. When my Dad is home he does a lot of things around the house. He is very smart and can fix about anything. I love my Dad very much and even though I won't get to see him this Father's Day I hope he knows how much I love him and miss him. Hannah Stevens (age 12)

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"Big Tree House" Dad says ... on Monday, Jun 22 at 9:48 AM

Hannah and Stevens family - Your Dad is an honorable man. There are so many that appreciate what he does to keep all of us safe. Please let him know that. He is a real hero - be proud. The "big tree house family" will keep you all in our prayers.

Christy says ... on Saturday, Jun 20 at 9:28 AM

Wonderful essay! I'm sure you'll be missing your dad this Father's Day. We are all very proud of him and of you for being such a caring little girl. You are all in my prayers. Your essays got my vote!

Dad says ... on Friday, Jun 19 at 10:35 AM

Hannah I do miss you and Love you very much. Your essay is very nice and I am very proud of you. Love Dad!

The Garneau's says ... on Friday, Jun 19 at 8:39 AM

Hannah, your essay is so well written. I'm sure your dad is just as proud of you as you are of him! He is a hero to us all and we are praying for his safe return. Good luck with the contest! You have our vote!

The Holley's says ... on Friday, Jun 19 at 7:28 AM

Your Dad is a true HERO! We’re all very lucky to have him for all the work he does to keep our country safe. He has our vote! Love, Mike, Mary and Nicole

Mary Rich says ... on Thursday, Jun 18 at 10:36 PM

Hannah, this is a great story! You do have a wonderful father, we are proud of him too! Good luck Hannah! We hope to see you girls soon!!!

Madeline...again..LOL says ... on Thursday, Jun 18 at 5:21 PM

GO HANNAH GO HANNAH GO HANNAH GO HANNAH!!!

Joy says ... on Thursday, Jun 18 at 2:39 PM

Hannah, your dad is my hero, too. This is such a lovely article you wrote about him. Good luck with the contest!

Deb Torrance says ... on Thursday, Jun 18 at 11:29 AM

Your Dad is a TRUE HERO! He is a very special man and our country is fortunate to have him serving for us! I am so proud of you, Maggie and your mom as well for being so brave!

Butch Whitmer says ... on Wednesday, Jun 17 at 6:48 PM

Yes, Hannah, your Dad is a true hero........and so are you and all the loved ones at home loving and missing our servicemen and women ! Your essay is heartwarming!

Barb says ... on Wednesday, Jun 17 at 5:14 PM

Hannah-Thanks for sharing your story with us and your DAD. He is a true HERO and thank him for all of us here in the USA for his service to our country.

Chuck & Dee Ann says ... on Tuesday, Jun 16 at 4:02 PM

Hannah - You have the greatest Dad. He is serving his country and we all appreciate what he is doing. He gets our vote. Good letter.

Uncle Bob & Aunt Kathy says ... on Tuesday, Jun 16 at 7:43 AM

Hannah, your Dad means a lot to us also. We thank him for all he does for our Country. He is a true hero and we are very proud of him! Such a great tribute to your Dad, he deserves nothing but the best. Good Luck on your article!!

Steve A says ... on Tuesday, Jun 16 at 7:15 AM

Hannah, that is a great story. I want to tahnk you for writing it and I am sure your Dad would be proud of you. I also want to thank your Dad for the service he is doing not for our country but for the whole world. You gat my vote.

Janet W. says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 11:08 PM

Hannah, your dad is a true hero working to keep our country safe and free, You can tell him Thank You for us.

Uncle Denny & Aunt Janet says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 10:55 PM

Hannah, your dad is a true hero. We are very proud of him and your family for your sacrifices you have made for the rest of the USA. He gets our vote and so does your wonderful essay. Love you all, Den & Jan

Barbara says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 10:12 PM

What a wonderful article, Hannah, and I totally agree with you! Thank you for your entry. Good luck!

Donna says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 9:03 PM

I agree - he is and has always been pretty awesome. Great entry, Hannah. Thanks to your dad for his dedication to our freedom and to your mom for all that she does in his absence. You and your sister are pretty special too. VOTE FOR HANNAH!

Ashley korpash says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 8:57 PM

with out men and women like your dad (my uncle) our country would not have half of the freedoms we do. its because of them that you are able to write such a heart felt letter showing the love you have for him. we send our love from texas!!!

Peggy and Papa says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 8:32 PM

Hannah, We absolutely agree with you. Your Dad is a great Dad and we think you're a great granddaughter too. Hugs and Kisses, Peggy and Papa Sutter.

Madeline Staddon says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 7:42 PM

hey little cousin..that is so sweet love you so much...this is so sweet...love ya..to me and the rest of the family down here in texas you are a winner.

Mitzi Jo says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 3:51 PM

Your Dad deserves thanks from all his country men and women... and thank YOU, Hannah for such a beautiful essay.. you can tell it comes right from your heart! Good luck !

Nicole says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 3:46 PM

Very touching, hun! It is a blessing that men like your father fight for our Country!

Pap says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 3:10 PM

Great story Hannah. We think your Dad is great also!!

Sherye says ... on Monday, Jun 15 at 12:26 PM

You do have the best Dad and family ever Miss Hannah! Best of luck Stevens family! I loved your story... :)

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