Friday, November 19, 2004

WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

Ross County Soldier Wounded: "Before the fighting began in Fallujah, Helen and Denny Norris got an email from their son, Joe, serving with the Army in Iraq.

'If you read between the lines you could almost read into it he was saying goodbye just in case,' Helen Norris said.

Army Specialist Joseph Seyford faced a violent battle ahead in Fallujah. And then his parents received a call that Joe had been wounded in action.

'A guy popped up, and Joe said he was five feet from them, and he started firing at them,' his mother described.

Specialist Seyford was shot in the shoulder. He believes the bullet that went through him also killed his commanding officer...."