Unacceptable loss

I'm just sayin......

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The number of veterans that are committing suicide each and everyday is unbelievable. I read that it was on average twenty-two a day! Twenty-two people that fought for the right for Word Press to even exist, decided that death was a better alternative than facing the stresses they faced. I don’t say this to suggest that they are weak and cowardly, in fact these are some of the toughest people society has to offer. They survived situations that most of us can’t even comprehend, only to die here at home fighting a battle within that they can’t win alone. The fact that I can sit and write whatever my feeble mind can conjure up is due to the men and women that protected that right over hundreds of years. My heart breaks when I consider the number of families destroyed and those left behind. I also consider the friendships I…

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