Wednesday, April 11, 2007

Local soldier injured in Iraq

"Local soldier injured in Iraq
By Lindsay Whitehurst The Daily Times
Article Launched: 04/11/2007 12:00:00 AM MDT

When they sat in the mall photo booth, Burley Miller tilted his head toward his mother and flashed a 'thumbs up.' Her cheeks creased in a wide smile.
'We were at the mall — it was a mom-and-son day, just horsing around,'said Miller's mother, Cathy Bassett.
The photo was taken in March 2002, when her son was just 17.
'He needed some new clothes, but he didn't have the money, so I sneakily bought him some clothes,' Bassett said.
She hung the picture on the refrigerator. Now 23, Miller tucked a copy in his wallet when he was deployed with the Army to the war in Iraq in February.
Monday night, she got the call. "

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