Just like last year when I traveled to Alaska to fish with the wounded and their spouses, I got to know many of them and spent a good deal of time having fun (fishing or bear watching) and just talking.
Every single one of them you would want to know, too. Each is so humble, and each helps each other….and each talks about others who they say have it so much harder. I don’t know how they do it — but I am in awe of each one of them. These vets and their spouses are amazing.
They have had a tough time and OPERATION HEAL OUR PATRIOTS (Samaritan’s Purse) gives them a chance to get away (the wilderness of Alaska), work on their marriages, and meet new friends, new friends who understand what they are going through since they, too, are dealing with bad injuries.
What is particularly great about OPERATION HEAL OUR PATRIOTS is that when the week is over they don’t get dropped like a hot potato. Samaritan’s Purse stays in touch with them making frequent phone calls to see how they are doing, asking if they need help etc.
In the spring Samaritan’s Purse holds a reunion in North Carolina so they can continue to keep their friendships and to continue to know that others are willing to help them.
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