Yesterday at church, the pianist played a medley of patriotic songs* while a slideshow played overhead. One of the pictures was the Iwo-Jima-like one of the firefighters at Ground Zero. I’m sure you know the one I mean.
Raisin asked me about it. As she’s 5, and as the service was about to start, I gave her the barest of explanations. Even still, I couldn’t get through it without crying.
Hug a hero today.
*Including a very cool section of the hymns of each branch of the Armed Forces. The veterans of each stood up for their hymn. What a great idea!