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Afghanistan widow: ‘My God, they’re gone. No more of this.’

August 20, 2021

In awkward efforts to console her, some people questioned the purpose of the long U.S. war in Afghanistan and, thereby, her husband’s death. It hurt to hear such comments, but Peggy Marchanti came to terms with the meaning of her husband’s service and his sacrifice in the weeks after his burial in Arlington National Cemetery. And she made a kind assessment of the people who had inadvertently made unkind remarks.

Article Source: Baltimore Sun

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