I read this a few weeks ago. I was reading all the short stories in my English book and I found this. It was so touching, I was crying when I finished it. The tears started falling when Mr. Gessler's brother died. It's truly an amazing piece of art!
Lindsay Cross, who is wedded to a military man herself, is the award-winning author of the Men of Mercy series. Today she talks about what it is that appeals to her about military heroes and what makes her characters so relatable.