Then, He Cried

During the course of my day today I asked an elderly  man a question:

“Are you a veteran?”

He said “yes”.

I said “thank you”.

He said no one ever said that to him before.

Then-

He cried.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Written in 2012.

It still makes me cry.

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32 thoughts on “Then, He Cried

    • My Grandfather was also in WWI. He tried to sign up for WW II and they wouldn’t let him, said he was too old. I have the utmost respect for the men and women who know they are giving up control of their lives to serve a greater purpose.

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