Column: Grieving at Christmas
Published 12/23/2011, Worthington Daily Globe
WASHINGTON — “It’s the most wonderful time of the year,” Andy Williams reminds us over tinny speakers in crowded shopping malls. It may be wonderful for the majority, but for those whose fathers, mothers, sisters, brothers or children have died in Iraq and Afghanistan there is a void this Christmas, and Christmases to come, that can never be filled.Word count: 620
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