|McElroy home for the holidays, new beginnings|
|Written by Stephanie Groves|
|Monday, December 24, 2012 2:23 PM|
At the age of 21, McElroy has experienced life-changing events than many of us could never comprehend.
His parents, Mark and Pauline McElroy Sr., had mixed emotions about their son’s enlistment.
“I felt proud but sad and knew I would miss him,” Pauline responded. “There was the possibility of him being killed. We are so glad he is home. We prayed hard.”
“He did not have to prove anything [by joining],” Mark Sr. explained. “We worried about him.”
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