The Children of 9/11…from CBS News

NEW YORK — While the rituals remain the same, how we keep 9/11 in our hearts and heads is still a work in progress — not just because of the loved ones lost that day, but because of the more than 3,000 children they left behind. For years, the kids had their stories told for them. Now, they […]

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SDIT, Other Groups Join Call for Support of All Gold Star Families

August 1, 2016 (Updated August 2, 2016) To the military and veterans communities, nothing is more sacred or honored than the families of those who are grieving the death of their fallen military hero, a member of our armed forces who have died while serving their country. More than a hundred years ago, the President of […]

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Stars and Stripes: A wash to honor fathers’ sacrifice: Families gather for a cleaning of the Wall

By Heath Druzin Stars and Stripes Published: June 20, 2015 WASHINGTON — For years, Patty Lee didn’t speak about her father; her mother never discussed him with her six children. But Sgt. 1st Class Delbert C. Totty hadn’t done anything wrong. The unspoken truth was that he was killed in action in Vietnam when Lee […]

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