“Bill and Christine don’t celebrate Christmas or their birthdays anymore. They stopped going to Thanksgiving get-togethers. It feels awkward, like nobody knows what to say to them. It upsets them to see parents with their children. Lynne worked at Chili’s in high school, so if they go out, it’s usually there.”
“One tragic number is known: 22 veterans kill themselves every day. But another is not: How many military spouses, siblings and parents are killing themselves? What is war’s true toll?”
I can’t imagine much worse then to loose your children.
It’s strange how U.S. culture knows the psychological burden that veterans and their family go through – and yet the U.S. continues to invade sovereign countries and kill.
See on www.cnn.com