DENVER
05/12/2013 01:25 pm ET Updated Jul 12, 2013

Colorado Military Moms Celebrate Mother's Day

AP

Soon after Miriam Beg gave birth to her son, she was deployed to Iraq with the U.S. Army, so she left baby Michael with her mother-in-law.

"I was really worried to leave my child so young," said Beg, 29, "just 4 months (old)."

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