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  • Staff Sgt. William James: And the older you get, the fewer things you really love. And by the time you get to my age, maybe it's only one or two things.


  • Sgt J.T. Sanborn: I'm ready to die, James.


  • Staff Sgt. William James: You love playing with that. You love playing with all your stuffed animals. You love your Mommy, your Daddy. You love your pajamas. You love everything, don't ya? Yeah. But you know what, buddy? As you get older... some of the things you love might not seem so special anymore. Like your Jack-in-a-Box. Maybe you'll realize it's just a piece of tin and a stuffed animal. And the older you get, the fewer things you really love. And by the time you get to my age, maybe it's only one or two things. With me, I think it's one.


  • Beckham: that's gangster.
    Beckham: That's gangster.


  • Sgt J.T. Sanborn: You realize every time you suit up, it's life or death.
    Sgt J.T. Sanborn: But you realize every time you suit up, every time we go out, it's life or death.


  • Staff Sgt. William James: [Speaking to his son] You love playing with that. You love playing with all your stuffed animals. You love your Mommy, your Daddy. You love your pajamas. You love everything, don't ya? Yea. But you know what, buddy? As you get older... some of the things you love might not seem so special anymore. Like your Jack-in-a-Box. Maybe you'll realize it's just a piece of tin and a stuffed animal. And the older you get, the fewer things you really love. And by the time you get to my age, maybe it's only one or two things. With me, I think it's one.
    Staff Sgt. William James: [Speaking to his son] You love playing with that. You love playing with all your stuffed animals. You love your Mommy, your Daddy. You love your pajamas. You love everything, don't ya? Yea. But you know what, buddy? As you get older... some of the things you love might not seem so special anymore. Like your Jack-in-a-Box. Maybe you'll realize it's just a piece of tin and a stuffed animal. And the older you get, the fewer things you really love. And by the time you get to my age, maybe it's only one or two things. With me, I think it's one.


  • Staff Sgt. William James: If I'm Gonna Die, I Wanna Die Confortable
    Staff Sgt. William James: If I'm gonna die, I want to die comfortable.


  • Staff Sgt. William James: In this box is everything that could have killed me.
    Sgt. Matt Thompson: Why is your wedding ring in here?
    Staff Sgt. William James: Like I said thing that could have killed me.


  • Sgt J.T. Sanborn: Another two inches, shrapnel zings by; slices my throat- I bleed out like a pig in the sand. Nobody'll give a shit. I mean my parents- they care- but they don't count, man. Who else? I don't even have a son.


  • Staff Sgt. William James: There's enough bang in there to blow us all to Jesus. If I'm gonna die, I want to die comfortable.


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