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Connie
Feb 21, 2012 rated it really liked it
I thought it really told the story of human strength and endurance. She survived the hardship with her parents, but I am sure that is what made her so strong. She went to the Army for security and they became her family. She was much stronger than her husband and a great mother. Her PTSD was pretty much expected after all she went through. We don't seem to hear much about the female military people it has always been focused on the men. This gave us another view of the female deployment. This te ...more
Rebekah
Nov 27, 2011 rated it really liked it
There are a lot of things that I didn’t like about this book (I know that opening is a shocker since I gave the book 4 stars) but also a lot that I did. I didn’t like that a woman in the military was portrayed as an oddity and I didn’t like how disrespectful Jolene was. What I did like was the look at one family and how deployment changed their lives. I don’t think the average American Family understands how hard this is or the sacrifices even little children (the sons and daughters of our soldi ...more
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