Lone Survivor: A Gold Star Daughter Interviews a Gold Star Mom

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  Gunner’s Mate 2nd Class Danny Dietz Jr. was one of the nineteen men killed in action on June 28, 2005 when Operation Red Wings went terribly awry. Here’s how Marcus Luttrell describes what happened with SEAL team member Dietz in the memoir,┬áLone Survivor: Jammed between rocks, we kept firing, but Danny was in all [Read More...]

Remembering 9-11 with Miss Lillian

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  Lillian revisiting her memories of Marjorie I stopped by to see my friend Lillian Champion in Pine Mountain today. Lillian told me how much she wished I could spend 9-11 with her. There’s a concert at Callaway Gardens in memory of her daughter. Marjorie was killed in the attack on the Pentagon. With unabashed [Read More...]

Not a story of miracles

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By now you’ve heard the news that Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight have been found alive, apparently kidnapped and held for years as prisoners inside a house on Cleveland’s West Side.   Understandably the reaction from the public-at-large has been one of rejoicing. These women were believed to be dead. Abducted. Likely murdered. [Read More...]