Deployed Soldier Watches on Facetime as His Pregnant Wife is Attacked

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In the article, U.S. Soldier Serving Abroad Watches in Horror on FaceTime as his Pregnant Wife is Stabbed by an Intruder by Snejana Farberov, these words touched my heart:

According to Army Pvt. Justin Poole, his wife, Rachel told him that she had lost an eye in the attack and asked him if it was a ‘deal breaker’ for him.

Pvt. Poole responded, “My wife is my wife til I’m no longer breathing, No man can change that and though I was not here to protect her this time it will never happen again that’s my word.”

Nine months pregnant, Rachel was stabbed in the face and stomach. She recognized her attacker and screamed the attackers name to her husband.

According to Brett Lively, a friend and a Battle Buddy of Justin Poole,” This happened on Wednesday night, November 30th. Rachel is currently still in critical condition, blind in her left eye, with a broken arm, and with stitches from the stab wounds. Baby Isabel has arrived and is currently sick and being monitored. PVT. Poole is now home.”

Please pray for this family and consider donating to help with medical bills.

What Our Soldiers Do For Us

My friend, Angela told me a story. She attended a funeral last week. The man that passed away had a son that was deployed. This soldier was unable to make it home for his father’s funeral.

The pastor held a cell phone in his hand. He said, “This might seem strange to conduct a prayer service holding a cell phone.” The deployed soldier was on the line and was able to hear his father’s funeral service.  Angela said, “You could hear this young man say amen and follow along with the prayers.”

Because he was deployed and protecting us, this soldier was unable to attend his father’s funeral.  God bless him and his family.  We are blessed by the sacrifices made everyday by our troops and their families.