Growing up, I was always was in awe of those who served in the military, even though I wasn’t related to anyone who did. My appreciation grew when was in high school, when 9/11 happened. I spent much of my free time then volunteering at the local USO, sending letters, and packing care packages for those who volunteered to go to take the fight to enemy, trying in my own way as a high school student to understand the gravity of it all.
What Veterans Day Means For Me, A Gold Star Wife | Task&Purpose
My husband didn’t make it home, but I try to honor him every day by serving and thanking the veterans who did.