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    Military Life: I Give To You My Son (The plight of a Military Mom)

    So often I talk with, speak to and console other military spouses as we send our husbands off to fight.  But yesterday a friend of mine from our previous unit did something that I’ve never had to do.  She’s a “seasoned” army wife, having dealt with, survived and even thrived through multiple deployments, but yesterday was something new for her. This deployment, this time it is her son who is the one who is bravely serving his country.  And it’s different. Don’t get me wrong, sending our spouses off is hard enough, but as mom’s our children are part of us. For their entire lives we’ve been responsible for their safety and been there…