The most beautiful part to loving a guarded girl is this: When she lets you in, it's not because she needs you. She stopped needing people a long time ago. It's because she wants you. And that—that is the purest love of all. I'm sorry I'm so guarded.
Marine 1stLt Scott J. Fleming, 24, of Marietta, Georgia. Died September 17, 2010, serving during Operation Enduring Freedom. Assigned to 3rd Battalion, 3rd Marine Regiment, 3rd Marine Division, III Marine Expeditionary Force, Kaneohe Bay, Hawaii. Died of wounds sustained when hit by enemy small-arms fire while conducting pre-election security operations in Helmand Province, Afghanistan.