Memorial Day Thoughts

Some made it home from the war only to die.

My generation is the generation whose brothers and boyfriends went to Vietnam (they were all or mostly men back in those days) whether they wanted to or not. We and the world eventually had to recognize many who made it home had lost too much of themselves to live.

Some were unable to recover from their trauma. Not all those who died because of the war were killed overseas. Many were killed by the enduring effects of that horrible war after they were home. Sometimes very soon after they got…

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