Purple Heart Recipient Jed Zillmer: American Tragedy

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  His life ended in a one-sided shoot-out. Police said he wanted it that way. They said Afghanistan war veteran Jed Zillmer was on a suicidal mission: Kill or be killed. He was allegedly heavily armed and suffering from Post Traumatic Stress Disorder, although that had never been diagnosed. Before a claim of PTSD can [Read More...]

Parachute Powell: A visit with a Modern-Day Zeb

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While making an appearance at Litchfield Books in South Carolina, I had the opportunity to interview a World War II veteran. Powell was parachute infantryman during World War II. A job he volunteered for, after volunteering for the Army. Like an elder Jimmy Fallon, the handsome Powell is quick to laugh and does so often. [Read More...]

If I were God

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“You have raised a deplorable, shiftless, lazy son.” The man on the other end of the phone was yelling this at me. “Looks like the apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. ” He continued ranting. “I can see where he gets it. Uneducated people like you are ruining this country. All you do is [Read More...]


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