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GRUELING GLORY – The March on Carentan

GRUELING GLORY – The March on Carentan

When I began writing my new novel, Fragments of Light, I knew I wanted to explore the word ‘Brave.’ I did so by contrasting two stories taking place in different time periods—one woman’s battle to cope with the fallout of severe illness in the present day...
Anxiety vs. Anticipation

Anxiety vs. Anticipation

Tremendous jubilation in the U.S. and Europe occurred on May 8, 1945; V-E Day (Victory in Europe Day). Certainly, there was good reason to rejoice, but the war still raged on in the Pacific. WWII was not over. How many more lives would be lost? Would this war ever...
Moments in Time

Moments in Time

Last week Janie Crosswell Miller introduced us to her parents, Harry and Mary Jo Crosswell. Their story is like so many families from this era that faced long separations because of the war. Their commitment “to remain together while apart” is an encouraging reminder...
Together While Apart

Together While Apart

Janie Miller and her husband, Bob, became supporters of The Girl Who Wore Freedom when she came across a social media post from our Facebook account. Both of their fathers served in World War II, so honoring soldiers and telling their stories is their passion. Bob...
Bastille Day vs. Fourth of July

Bastille Day vs. Fourth of July

Frequently Americans conflate Bastille Day and the Fourth of July; both are a celebration of liberty in their countries, both holidays are ten days apart, and the colors of our flag are the same. While these two celebrations may appear similar, at their core, they are...
Bastille Day

Bastille Day

Independence is a word that has so many different meanings for each person. To a teenager, independence is something they long for as they get older. For Americans, independence is what we celebrate on the Fourth of July. This week the French will celebrate their...

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