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Letter to a friend whose husband is deployed


Dear Oldest Friend,

It’s been a few months since your husband left again for Afghanistan.

The last time he was gone, something bad happened, but it was the kind of bad that could have been worse. He was lucky to have escaped with minor injuries, and you were fortunate to not receive that visit.

In the few months since he’s been gone this time around, I’ve written you two emails.

Maybe it’s because I see your posts on Facebook, now and then, and you seem fine enough. Read more »