Veteran’s Day Tribute: A Man Named Art

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A touching and powerful story about one veteran struggling to change his life. Thank you DMG Byrnes (who I met through #PlatChal!) for allowing me to share your post.
~Kat

DMG Byrnes

Today, is Armistice Day, better known as Veteran’s Day; a day of honor, thanks, and remembrance of all of those who have served their country in times of War. Sadly, most people only think of veterans on this day, if ever at any other time when a reminder isn’t directly in front of them. (The history of this day can be found here on the Veteran Affairs official site.)

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As much as I may be tempted to use this moment to recite the numerous disconcerting facts concerning veterans returning from combat and the mental health “treatment” they receive, how many dispossessed veterans make up the homeless population, or any other soapbox worthy spiel, that’s not what I want to post about today. Today,  I want to tell you about a man I met over seven years ago. A couple of years ago, I wrote the story of how I met…

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  1. DMGbyrnes says:

    Thank you so much for sharing Art’s story. Truly, it warms my heart and I feel honored.

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