You Are My Hero

You are my hero
And you always will be

I am a 21 year old widow
I have three young kids, 5, 2, and 7 months
And when I turned 18 and got out of high school
I got married to the father of my baby who was 2 at the time
And the next month he went into the army

On the night of April 17, 2011
We talked on the phone and as we got ready to hang up I let Livi(4 at the time)
and Aly(1 at the time) say goodnight to daddy
And those were our last goodbyes. We didn't know.
He was killed by an IED the following day and we didn't even have anything to bury.
I was 5 months pregnant and almost went into labor due to the stress.

Brian is my hero. He rescued me. And someday we'll see each other again.
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18-21, F
1 Response May 22, 2012

You read my story a while ago and made a comment that I found very touching. I have just read your story and can only say, wow, you poor little bugger. You are on your own with 3 beautiful children. But you are a Mum and you will do what a Mum needs to do.
Kind Wishes and Best Regards
Greg