Posts From October, 2020

Soldier's Heart

“Soldier’s Heart was what we called it.” My grandpa told me.

We were in his apartment researching our family’s history. My eyes followed his finger to a line in the family tree book. His uncle’s death, by suicide, was reported as an accidental drowning in order for his burial to be allowed in the community’s cemetery.

Isolated in life by the heartache of war, his uncle would have been shunned in death if it weren’t for the kind lies of family members........"

 

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